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Title
Sampson-Schley controversy. [Part 3]
Other Title
Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party
Sampson-Schley controversy--tea party
Sampson and Schley controversy.
Summary
"This subject is in three scenes, showing beautiful dissolving effects. Scene 1 shows Admiral Schley upon the bridge of the Brooklyn commanding the American Fleet in Santiago Harbor. The Spanish fleet is seen to emerge from Santiago Harbor. Simultaneously ships and forts open fire on the American fleet. Scene 2. The Man Behind the Gun. The gun crews are seen manipulating a 13-inch gun repeatedly with terror to Cervera's fleet; one of Cervera's fleet is seen to sink directly from the results of the Brooklyn's firing. A shell is seen to burst among the crew, wounding one of its members. Scene 3. The Man Behind the Teacup shows Admiral Sampson the centre of attraction of a group of old maids at an afternoon tea party. 200 ft."--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1901.
Subject Headings
-  Schley, Winfield Scott,--1839-1911--Drama
-  Sampson, William Thomas,--1840-1902--Drama
-  Santiago, Battle of, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, 1898--Drama
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Drama
-  Afternoon teas--Drama
Genre
Satirical films
Silent films
Short films
Fiction films
Notes
-  H8753 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Based on a political cartoon in the New York journal and advertiser, July 24, 1901.
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 18Sept1901; H8753.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Title from Edison films catalog no. 135, September, 1902.
-  Camera, Edwin S. Porter.
-  Duration: 0:49 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed in September 1901 as an additional third scene to Sampson-Schley controversy. [Parts 1-2].
-  Summary is for the entire three-part Edison catalog film entitled "Sampson-Schley controversy".
-  Scenes one and two were produced and copyrighted in August 1901 as "Sampson-Schley controversy", (c) H7674. See lccn 00694297. Scene three was added in September 1901 and copyrighted separately as "Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party", (c) H8753, described in this record.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0794) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, p. 180-184; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 286; Edison films catalog, no. 135, Sept. 1902, p. 26 [MI]; New York journal and advertiser, July 24, 1901, p. 16; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 939.
-  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 9285 to FZA 2797.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (29 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (29 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 8753 (viewing print)
FLA 3808 (viewing print, copy 2)
FEC 2889 (viewing print)
FRA 1043 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2797 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1638 (master pos pic)
Box 0842E (paper pos)
Box 5211C (paper pos, copy 2)
Source Collection
Sampson-Schley controversy.
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.0794
Library of Congress Control Number
98501161
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11709027
Description
"This subject is in three scenes, showing beautiful dissolving effects. Scene 1 shows Admiral Schley upon the bridge of the Brooklyn commanding the American Fleet in Santiago Harbor. The Spanish fleet is seen to emerge from Santiago Harbor. Simultaneously ships and forts open fire on the American fleet. Scene 2. The Man Behind the Gun. The gun crews are seen manipulating a 13-inch gun repeatedly with terror to Cervera's fleet; one of Cervera's fleet is seen to sink directly from the results of the Brooklyn's firing. A shell is seen to burst among the crew, wounding one of its members. Scene 3. The Man Behind the Teacup shows Admiral Sampson the centre of attraction of a group of old maids at an afternoon tea party. 200 ft."--Edison films catalog.
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Porter, E. S., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1901) Sampson-Schley controversy. Part 3. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501161/.

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