Film, Video New York police parade, June 1st, 1899 N.Y. police parade, June 1st, 1899

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Title

  • New York police parade, June 1st, 1899

Other Title

  • N.Y. police parade, June 1st, 1899

Summary

  • "An excellent view of "The Finest," on their annual parade and inspection, June 1, 1899. The head of the column is just turning into 14th Street from Broadway, the Morton House forming part of the background. Crowds line both sides of the cable car tracks, falling back as the band heading the first division swings around Dead Man's Curve and passes the camera. Chief Devery makes a fine showing, as also do his men, with their white gloves and helmets, shining buttons and spick and span appearance in general. 150 feet"--Edison films catalog.
  • New York police on parade before a crowd at Union Square. Appearing are Chief William Devery on horseback, marching policemen, a bicycle squad [Frame: 0396], mounted police [0612], and two regimental marching bands [2518, 3456].

Names

  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1899.

Headings

  • -  New York (N.Y.).--Police Department
  • -  Mounted police--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Bicycle police--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Marching bands--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Devery, William S.,--1854-1919

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  38517 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10June1899; 38517.
  • -  Appearing: William S. Devery.
  • -  Duration: 2:45 at 15 fps.
  • -  Photographed June 1, 1899. Location: Union Square, New York, N.Y.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1738) 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. 221; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 731-732; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, p. 503-504; Edison films catalog, no. 135, September, 1902, p. 106.
  • -  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 5567 to FZA 2340.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (145 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (145 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4752 (viewing print)
  • FEB 9828 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1764 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 2340 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 5613 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
  • FRB 0446 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0009A (paper pos)
  • Box 5125D (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

  • 00694400

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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