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Film, Video Statue of Liberty

digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • Statue of Liberty

Summary

  • A three-quarter front view of the Statue of Liberty. The statue was erected twelve years earlier, in 1886.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • Blackton, James Stuart, 1875-1941, production, camera
  • Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward), 1875-1958, production, camera
  • American Vitagraph Company
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1898.

Headings

  • -  Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.)
  • -  New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)

Genre

  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  52060 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Sept1898; 52060.
  • -  Camera, J. Stuart Blackton, and/or Albert E. Smith.
  • -  Duration: 0:48 at 15 fps.
  • -  Filmed August 29, 1898. Location: Bedloe's Island, New York.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0991) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 311; Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, p. 456.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 5570 to FZA 2468.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4005 (viewing print)
  • FEB 9765 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1206 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 2468 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 0761 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0135F (paper pos)
  • Box 5164E (paper pos, copy 2)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694363

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

American Vitagraph Company, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Statue of Liberty. produceds by White, James H. Uction, Blackton, James Stuart, Uction, Camera, and Smith, Albert E. , Uction, Camera United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694363/.

APA citation style:

American Vitagraph Company, Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1898) Statue of Liberty. White, J. H. U., Blackton, J. S. & Smith, A. E., prods United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694363/.

MLA citation style:

American Vitagraph Company, et al. Statue of Liberty. prod by White, James H. Uction, Blackton, James Stuart, Uction, Camera, and Smith, Albert E. , Uction, Camera United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694363/>.