Film, Video Pilot leaving "Prinzessen Victoria Luise" at Sandy Hook

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Title
Pilot leaving "Prinzessen Victoria Luise" at Sandy Hook
Summary
"From a camera positioned on the starboard rail of a large ocean liner, a bosun's ladder can be seened suspended down the side of the ship. As the film progresses, a man decends the ladder. When he reaches the bottom of the ladder, he waits until a small rowing boat comes close. As it does, he steps from the ladder into the boat and is rowed out of the picture"--Early motion pictures.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Prinzessin Victoria Luise (Ship)
-  Ships--New Jersey--Sandy Hook
-  Pilots and pilotage--New Jersey--Sandy Hook
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H20402 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 8Apr1903; H30402.
-  Sources indicate that the spelling name of the ship is Prinzessin Victoria Luise, not Prinzessen Victoria Luise.
-  Camera, James A. White.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0706) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Photographed at Sandy Hook N.J. in late 1902.
-  Not viewed.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 250; Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912, p. 47; Kino Lorber WWW site (film notes for Edison--invention of the movies), viewed May 24, 2013.
-  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 (31 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel (31 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel (31 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll (ca. 80 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll (ca. 80 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3720 (viewing print)
FRA 0967 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1582 (master pos pic)
Box 0541D (paper pos)
Box 5520C (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.01998420
Library of Congress Control Number
2013604960
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
Description
"From a camera positioned on the starboard rail of a large ocean liner, a bosun's ladder can be seened suspended down the side of the ship. As the film progresses, a man decends the ladder. When he reaches the bottom of the ladder, he waits until a small rowing boat comes close. As it does, he steps from the ladder into the boat and is rowed out of the picture"--Early motion pictures.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2013604960
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Chicago citation style:

White, James H. , Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Pilot leaving "Prinzessen Victoria Luise" at Sandy Hook. United States: Edison, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013604960/.

APA citation style:

White, J. H., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1903) Pilot leaving "Prinzessen Victoria Luise" at Sandy Hook. United States: Edison. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013604960/.

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White, James H. , Camera, et al. Pilot leaving "Prinzessen Victoria Luise" at Sandy Hook. United States: Edison, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013604960/>.

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