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.
Contributor 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.
Subject Headings
-  El Caney, Battle of, El Caney, Cuba, 1898
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba
-  United States.--Army.--Volunteer Cavalry, 1st
-  United States.--Army--Infantry
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.
-  Photographed in May, 1899 in the Orange Mountains near West Orange, New Jersey.
-  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.
-  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. 503; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 346-347; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 11 [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 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
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1916
Library of Congress Control Number
98501103
Online Format
image
video
Description
"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.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98501103
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New Jersey. National Guard, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501103/.

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

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