Film, Video An historic feat Gen. Bell's pack train swimming Agno River / Bell's pack train swimming Agno River

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Title
An historic feat
Other Title
Gen. Bell's pack train swimming Agno River
Bell's pack train swimming Agno River
Summary
"Gen. Franklin Bell's famous mule pack train swimming the Agno River in Northern Luzon. This is one of the most notable incidents of the Philippine War. The picture has made a decided sensation wherever it has been shown"--American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue.
Contributor Names
Ackerman, Raymond, camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, [1900]
Subject Headings
-  Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902
-  Bell, James Franklin,--1856-1919
-  Fords (Stream crossings)--Philippines--Agno River
-  Mules--Philippines--Agno River
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H16738 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18Apr1902; H16738.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Probable release date from AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910.
-  Camera, Raymond Ackerman.
-  Duration: 0:50 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed February 5, 1900, on the Agno River on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.
-  Biograph production no. 1455.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0851) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 140; Biograph photo catalog, v. 3; American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue, 1902, p. 181 [MI]; Biograph bulletins 1896-1908, p. 66; Biograph production logs; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 472.
-  paper pos (copy 2) Received: 1902-04-18; 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
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3865 (viewing print)
FRA 1077 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1451 (master pos pic)
Box 0151E (paper pos)
Box 5402 (paper pos, copy 2)
Source Collection
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Library of Congress Control Number
98500873
Language
english
Online Format
image
video
Description
"Gen. Franklin Bell's famous mule pack train swimming the Agno River in Northern Luzon. This is one of the most notable incidents of the Philippine War. The picture has made a decided sensation wherever it has been shown"--American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue.
Original Format
film, video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98500873
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Ackerman, Raymond, Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. An Historic Feat. [United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1900] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98500873/.

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Ackerman, R., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1900) An Historic Feat. [United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98500873/.

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Ackerman, Raymond, Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. An Historic Feat. [United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1900] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98500873/>.

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