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Film, Video U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney United States Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney

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Title

  • U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney

Other Title

  • United States Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney

Summary

  • "Up the road comes a detachment of infantry, firing, advancing, kneeling and firing, again and again. The advance of the foot soldiers is followed by a troop of Rough Riders, riding like demons, yelling and firing revolvers as they pass out of sight. Other troops follow in quick succession, pressing on to front. 100 feet"--Edison films catalog.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • New Jersey. National Guard
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.

Headings

  • -  United States.--Army.--Volunteer Cavalry, 1st
  • -  United States.--Army--Infantry
  • -  El Caney, Battle of, El Caney, Cuba, 1898
  • -  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba

Genre

  • Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  37442 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37442.
  • -  Original main title lacking.
  • -  Duration: 0:55 at 24 fps.
  • -  Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1916) 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. 503; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 346-347; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 11 [MI].
  • -  Photographed in May, 1899 in the Orange Mountains near West Orange, New Jersey.
  • -  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.
  • -  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 9638 to FZA 2639.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (44 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (44 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 45 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4930 (viewing print)
  • FEC 2839 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1929 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 2639 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 1738 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0098J (paper pos)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 98501103

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

New Jersey. National Guard, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501103/.

APA citation style:

New Jersey. National Guard, Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1899) U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501103/.

MLA citation style:

New Jersey. National Guard, et al. U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98501103/>.