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Film, Video Rocking gold in the Klondike Variant title from Edison films catalog, no. 105: Rocking gold in the Klondyke

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Title

  • Rocking gold in the Klondike

Other Title

  • Variant title from Edison films catalog, no. 105: Rocking gold in the Klondyke

Summary

  • "Here we see one of the methods employed in the search for gold, where water is scarce. We see the workmen using the water over and over again in the rocker until it becomes too thick with earth for further use. The scene is one of action, as the valuable character of the ground enables many to work profitably in close quarters. An interesting and instructive subject"--Edison films catalog, no. 105.

Names

  • Crahan, Thomas, film producer
  • Bonine, R. (Robert K.), cinematographer
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc., production company, film distributor
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., [1899]

Headings

  • -  Placer mining--Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska)
  • -  Gold miners--Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska)
  • -  Gold mines and mining--Yukon River (Yukon and Alaska)

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  H4088 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 6May1901; H4088.
  • -  Camera, Robert K. Bonine.
  • -  Photographed between July 21, 1899 and August 22, 1899 in the Yukon Territory, Canada.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0051) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Niver, R. Early motion pictures, p. 277; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 520; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 913; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July, 1901, p. 49 viewed online June 25, 2021 via the New Jersey Digital Highway WWW site.
  • -  paper pos (copy 1) Received: 1901-05-06; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  Paper print roll lacking suffix.

Medium

  • 1 video file (digital) (ca. 1 min.) : si., b&w.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (31 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 (31 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3065 (viewing print)
  • FEC 1804 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0408 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0723 (paper pos)
  • Box 5449D (paper pos, copy 2)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021604042

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Crahan, Thomas, Film Producer, R Bonine, and Paper Print Collection. Rocking gold in the Klondike. produceds by Thomas A. Edison, Inc.Uction Company, Film Distributor [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021604042/.

APA citation style:

Crahan, T., Bonine, R. & Paper Print Collection. (1899) Rocking gold in the Klondike. Thomas A. Edison, Inc.Uction Company, prod [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021604042/.

MLA citation style:

Crahan, Thomas, Film Producer, R Bonine, and Paper Print Collection. Rocking gold in the Klondike. prod by Thomas A. Edison, Inc.Uction Company, Film Distributor [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021604042/>.