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Film, Video An historic feat Shooting title in Biograph production log: Gen. Bell's pack train swimming Agno River / Title in Biograph photo catalog, v. 3: Bell's pack train swimming Agno River

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Title

  • An historic feat

Other Title

  • Shooting title in Biograph production log: Gen. Bell's pack train swimming Agno River
  • Title in Biograph photo catalog, v. 3: 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.

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]

Headings

  • -  Bell, James Franklin,--1856-1919
  • -  Fords (Stream crossings)--Philippines--Agno River
  • -  Mules--Philippines--Agno River
  • -  Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902

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.
  • -  Duration: 0:50 at 16 fps.
  • -  Biograph production no. 1455.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0851) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  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.
  • -  Camera, Raymond Ackerman.
  • -  Filmed February 5, 1900, on the Agno River on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 98500873

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

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/.

APA citation style:

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/.

MLA citation style:

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/>.