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Film, Video U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida United States cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida / Title from the Internet movie database: U.S. Cavalry unloading ambulance supplies

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Title

  • U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida

Other Title

  • United States cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida
  • Title from the Internet movie database: U.S. Cavalry unloading ambulance supplies

Summary

  • "Here is a freight train of thirty cars loaded with baggage and ambulance supplies for the 9th U.S. Cavalry. In the foreground a score of troopers are pulling, lifting and hauling an ambulance from a flat car. It slides down the inclined planks with a sudden rush that makes the men "hustle" to keep it from falling off. Drill engine on the next track darts past with sharp quick puffs of smoke. A very brisk scene"--Edison films "war extra" catalog.

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.

Headings

  • -  United States.--Army--Transportation--Equipment and supplies
  • -  United States.--Army.--Cavalry, 9th
  • -  Spanish-American War, 1898--Equipment and supplies
  • -  Loading and unloading--Florida--Tampa

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  31431 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31431.
  • -  Original main title lacking.
  • -  Duration: 0:30 at 24 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0038) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 424; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 346; Edison films "war extra" catalog, May 10, 1898, p. 2 [MI; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed June 6, 2014.
  • -  Camera, William Paley.
  • -  Filmed May 1, 1898, in Tampa, Florida.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3052 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0382 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0454F (paper pos)
  • Box 5418F (paper pos, copy 2)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 98500973

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Paley, William Daly, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98500973/.

APA citation style:

Paley, W. D., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98500973/.

MLA citation style:

Paley, William Daly, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98500973/>.