Film, Video Burial of the "Maine" victims Burial of "Maine" victims / Funeral of nine of the victims of the "Maine" disaster
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- Burial of the "Maine" victims
- Burial of "Maine" victims
- Funeral of nine of the victims of the "Maine" disaster
- "Taken at Key West, Fla., March 27, 1898. First comes a detachment of sailors and marines in the left foreground, while at the right is seen a crowd of small colored boys, which precedes any public procession in the South. Then follow the nine hearses, each coffin draped with THE FLAG. At the side of each wagon walk the pall bearers, surviving comrades, their heads bowed in attitudes of grief. Next come naval officers and marines, and lastly a procession of carriages, followed by a large crowd on foot. The scene is reproduced as it actually occurred. The figures are life size and well in the foreground"--Edison films "war extra" catalog.
- Paley, William Daly, 1857-1924, production, camera.
- Decker, Karl C., production, camera.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
- - Military funerals--Florida--Key West
- - Maine (Battleship)--Explosion, 1898
- - Spanish-American War, 1898--Casualties--Cuba
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Silent films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - 25325 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25325.
- - Original main title lacking.
- - Camera, William Paley.
- - Duration: 1:50 at 20 fps.
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 1511) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
- - Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
- - Filmed March 27, 1898, in Key West, Florida.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 411; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, p. 41; Edison films "war extra" catalog, May 10, 1898, p. 4 [MI].
- - Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
- - 35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 9305 to FZA 2726.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (69 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (148 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (69 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (148 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 4525 (viewing print)
- FEC 2885 (viewing print)
- FRA 0359 (dupe neg pic)
- FZA 2726 (dupe neg pic)
- Box 0495D (paper pos)
- Box 5076C (paper pos, copy 2)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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Additional Metadata Formats
- Decker, Karl C.
- Paley, William Daly
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Burial of the "Maine" victims. produceds by Paley, William Daly, Uction, Camera, and Decker, Karl C.Uction, Camera United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98500963/.
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Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) Burial of the "Maine" victims. Paley, W. D. & Decker, K. C. U., prods United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98500963/.
MLA citation style:
Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Burial of the "Maine" victims. prod by Paley, William Daly, Uction, Camera, and Decker, Karl C.Uction, Camera United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98500963/>.