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Title
N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer"
Other Title
New York Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer"
N.Y. Journal dispatch yacht "Buccaneer"
New York Journal dispatch yacht "Buccaneer"
Summary
"Shows the despatch boat of the "New York Journal" steaming through the water, having aboard the war correspondents. This is one of the fastest yachts engaged in the business. She approaches rapidly and as she cuts through the sea her prow throws the water in a white spray on either side. This is an excellent picture of a good subject. The bow waves are especially fine. 50 feet"--Edison films "war extra" catalog.
Contributor Names
Paley, William Daly, 1857-1924, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Buccaneer (Yacht)
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Press coverage
-  War correspondents--Transporation--Cuba
-  Boats and boating--Florida--Key West
-  Decker, Karl C
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  25330 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25330.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Camera, William Paley.
-  Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps.
-  According to Edison Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, New York Journal correspondent Karl C. Decker is on the bridge of the yacht, however, no one on the ship is clearly visible.
-  Filmed ca. March 17-April 8, 1898, off Key West, Florida.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1264) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  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. 221; Edison films "war extra" catalog, May 10, 1898, p. 7 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 13; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, p. 412.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEB 9809 to FYA 1664.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4278 (viewing print)
FYA 1664 (viewing print)
FRA 1432 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5545 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0039F (paper pos)
Box 5073E (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1264
Library of Congress Control Number
98500969
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11708852
Description
"Shows the despatch boat of the "New York Journal" steaming through the water, having aboard the war correspondents. This is one of the fastest yachts engaged in the business. She approaches rapidly and as she cuts through the sea her prow throws the water in a white spray on either side. This is an excellent picture of a good subject. The bow waves are especially fine. 50 feet"--Edison films "war extra" catalog.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98500969
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Paley, William Daly, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer". United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98500969/.

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Paley, W. D., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer". United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98500969/.

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Paley, William Daly, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer". United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98500969/>.