Film, Video Major General Shafter

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Title
Major General Shafter
Summary
From Edison films catalog: The commander of the 5th Army Corps rides forward with a party of officers. He wears a white helmet, a broad expanse of shirt bosom and a general air of avoirdupois. 50 feet. $7.50.
Contributor Names
Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906.
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
-  Shafter, William Rufus,--1835-1906
-  United States.--Army--Officers
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba
-  Military camps--Cuba
-  Horses
Genre
War (Nonfiction)--Short
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  46694 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46694.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Camera, William Paley.
-  Duration: 0:30 at 24 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff.
-  Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Umtonen.
-  Filmed ca. June 1898 in Daiquirí, Cuba.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 10 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 34 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: ca. 1962; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 12/27/62; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 8/5/1898; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3242 (ref print)
FRA 0565 (dupe neg)
LC 228 (paper pos)
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.0228
Library of Congress Control Number
98501060
Online Format
image
video
Description
From Edison films catalog: The commander of the 5th Army Corps rides forward with a party of officers. He wears a white helmet, a broad expanse of shirt bosom and a general air of avoirdupois. 50 feet. $7.50.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/98501060
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Shafter, William Rufus, William Daly Paley, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Major General Shafter. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501060/.

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Shafter, W. R., Paley, W. D., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) Major General Shafter. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501060/.

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Shafter, William Rufus, et al. Major General Shafter. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98501060/>.