Film, Video Pilot boats in New York harbor

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Title
Pilot boats in New York harbor
Summary
A New York harbor pilot boat passes close enough for members of the crew to be seen [Frame: 0471]. Following the sailing vessel is a steamship [Frame: 0780].
"A close view of an eighty footer, schooner-rigged, trim as a private yacht, skimming over the waters of the harbor near Robin's Reef [i.e., Robbins Reef], which picturesque little lighthouse is seen in the near background. A steamer decked with bunting also passes by at close range. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
White, James, production.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  Pilot boats
-  Schooners
-  Steamboats
-  Lighthouses--New Jersey
-  New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  27966 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Apr1899; 27966.
-  Duration: 0:48 at 15 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0002) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed April 17, 1899 in New York Harbor.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 250; Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 499; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 42.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (43 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (43 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll (ca. 45 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 45 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3016 (viewing print)
FEB 9843 (viewing print)
FRA 0010 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5547 (dupe neg pic)
Box 1131G (paper pos)
Box 5267F (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.01809270
Library of Congress Control Number
00694407
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694407
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Pilot boats in New York harbor. produceds by White, Jamesuction United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1899. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694407/.

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Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1899) Pilot boats in New York harbor. White, J., prod United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694407/.

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