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Film, Video Governor Roosevelt and staff Title in American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue: Col. Theodore Roosevelt and staff escorted by Troop "A" of New York / Title in Biograph bulletins, 1896-1908: President Roosevelt and staff / Title in Biograph production logs: Gov. Roosevelt and staff & Troop "A"

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Title

  • Governor Roosevelt and staff

Other Title

  • Title in American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue: Col. Theodore Roosevelt and staff escorted by Troop "A" of New York
  • Title in Biograph bulletins, 1896-1908: President Roosevelt and staff
  • Title in Biograph production logs: Gov. Roosevelt and staff & Troop "A"

Summary

  • Governor Theodore Roosevelt, accompanied by Troop A of the "Rough Riders", appears in the land parade in honor of Admiral George Dewey. Roosevelt is only visible in the first few feet of film, riding alone in front of the troops. He turns his head and removes his hat in salute before he passes from view.

Names

  • Armitage, F. S., camera
  • American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, [1899]

Headings

  • -  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
  • -  United States.--Army.--Volunteer Cavalry, 1st
  • -  Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Spanish-American War, 1898

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  H17968 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 21May1902; H17968.
  • -  Original main title lacking.
  • -  Duration: 0:53 at 18 fps.
  • -  According to the American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalog, this film was "taken during the land parade in honor of Admiral Dewey, just before the turn into 72nd Street, with Grant's tomb and decorated residences in the background". Grant's tomb is not visible in the picture, however, this film was originally available in two lengths: 420 ft., and 65 ft.
  • -  Biograph production no. 1244.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0786) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 123; American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue, November 1902, p. 177 [MI]; Biograph production logs; Biograph bulletins 1896-1908, p. 65; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 424.
  • -  Camera, F.S. Armitage.
  • -  Filmed Sept. 30, 1899, at the Dewey homecoming land parade in New York City.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  paper pos Received: 1902-05-21; 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 (35 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (35 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 35 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3800 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1036 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 0420 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0847 (paper pos)
  • Box 5672 (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

  • 98500892

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Armitage, F. S., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Governor Roosevelt and staff. [United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1899] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98500892/.

APA citation style:

Armitage, F. S., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1899) Governor Roosevelt and staff. [United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98500892/.

MLA citation style:

Armitage, F. S., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Governor Roosevelt and staff. [United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1899] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98500892/>.