Film, Video The diving horse Diving horses / Unidentified Masson.

About this Item

Title
The diving horse
Other Title
Diving horses
Unidentified Masson.
Summary
Performance of a horse diving from a tower 40 feet high into the water at the Shoot the Chutes pond at Coney Island, New York. The horse leaps into the water, is led out by a man and repeats the trick.
Contributor Names
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
AFI/Masson (Daniel J.) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  Horses
-  Amusement parks--New York (State)
-  Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  61839 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 23Sept1899; 61839.
-  Title listed as Diving horses in Edison films catalog, to July 1, 1904 [MI], p. 41.
-  On 35 mm. viewing print and dupe neg pic: main title, credits and end title lacking.
-  Summary adapted from Edison films, March 1900, complete catalogue [MI], p. 44.
-  Formerly listed in M/B/RS nitrate data base (NTS) under title: Unidentified Masson. No07.
-  On 35 mm. viewing print and dupe neg pic with: A day at the circus series; [The Devonshire fair?]; Perroquets savants; Clown Sidney on stilts ("Sidney" le clown aux échasses); Trick donkey. No. 2; the parts of A day at the circus series are interspersed throughout the reel with the other films.
-  Location: Shoot the Chutes Pond, Coney Island, New York.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1568) was changed when paper prints were rehoused.
-  Sources used: Edison films, March 1900, complete catalogue [MI], p. 44; The AFI catalog : film beginnings, 1893-1910, pt. [1], p. 271; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, p. 79.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 56 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 56 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 roll (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
1 roll (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4582 (viewing print)
FEB 6878 (viewing print)
FRA 1615 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 1234 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0020C (paper pos)
Box 5022C (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.00047244
Library of Congress Control Number
95507711
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
Description
Performance of a horse diving from a tower 40 feet high into the water at the Shoot the Chutes pond at Coney Island, New York. The horse leaps into the water, is led out by a man and repeats the trick.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/95507711
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Dublin Core Record

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