Film, Video Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Slavery days Slavery days

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Title
Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Slavery days
Other Title
Slavery days
Summary
"On a plantation, about ten miles from the Ohio River, Kentucky: George Shelby, owner of the plantation and a large number of slaves, owing to business difficulties, is forced to sell some of his slaves to a trader named Haley. Among Shelby's slaves is a faithful old negro called Uncle Tom, to whom Haley takes a fancy, thinking he can get a large purse for him at auction in the New Orleans market. After a great deal of persuasion Haley induces Shelby to part with him. Length 1,100 ft."--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., production, camera.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, 1903.
Contents
1st. Eliza pleads with Uncle Tom to run away. -- 2d. Tavern. Phineas outwits the slave traders. -- 3d. The escape of Eliza. -- 4th. Rocky Pass. Reunion of Eliza and George Harris. -- 5th. Race between the Rob't E. Lee and Natchez. -- 6th. The rescue of Eva. -- 7th. Welcome home to St. Clair, Eva, Aunt Ophelia and UncleTom. -- 8th. Tom and Eva in the garden. -- 9th. Death of Eva. -- 10th. Bar-room. St. Clair defends Uncle Tom. -- 11th. Auction sale of St. Clair's slaves. -- 12th. Cotton Picking. Tom refuses to flog Emal'ine. -- 13th. Marks avenges the death of St. Clair and Uncle Tom. -- 14th. Tableau. Death of Uncle Tom.
Subject Headings
-  Uncle Tom--(Fictitious character)--Drama
-  Slavery--United States--Drama
-  Slaveholders--Southern States--Drama
-  Slave trade--United States--Drama
Genre
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Social problem films
Short films
Silent films
Fiction films
Notes
-  H34001 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 30July1903; H34001.
-  Cameraman, Edwin S. Porter.
-  Photographed on July 27, 1903 in the Edison studio, New York, N.Y.
-  Titles of segments taken from Edison films catalog. Film was viewed to correct order of titles, spelling errors, and other discrepancies.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 2834) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 344; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, p. 242-245; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 1122; Edison films catalog, no. 185, October, 1903, p. 5; Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEB 1665-1666 to FGF 3016; previously renumbered: FLA 5952-5953 to FEB 1665-1666.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 3641 to FQC 5830.
Medium
1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 14 min.) : si., b&w.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (507 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (1,252 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (507 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (1,252 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 1,100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 2 rolls of 2 (ca. 1,100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 5913 (viewing print)
FGF 3016 (viewing print)
FRA 2869 (dupe neg pic)
FQC 5830 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0379A (paper pos)
Box 5326A, Box 5327A (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.00064188
Library of Congress Control Number
88709151
Access Advisory
Restricted: video files availabe on-site only. Access by appointment.
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
Description
"On a plantation, about ten miles from the Ohio River, Kentucky: George Shelby, owner of the plantation and a large number of slaves, owing to business difficulties, is forced to sell some of his slaves to a trader named Haley. Among Shelby's slaves is a faithful old negro called Uncle Tom, to whom Haley takes a fancy, thinking he can get a large purse for him at auction in the New Orleans market. After a great deal of persuasion Haley induces Shelby to part with him. Length 1,100 ft."--Edison films catalog.
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Stowe, Harriet Beecher, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Slavery days. United States: Thomas A. Edison, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/88709151/.

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Stowe, H. B., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Slavery days. United States: Thomas A. Edison. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88709151/.

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