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Film, Video U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" United States cruiser "Raleigh"

About this Item

Title

  • U.S. cruiser "Raleigh"

Other Title

  • United States cruiser "Raleigh"

Summary

  • "A panoramic view of the "Raleigh" as she lies at anchor off 27th Steet, North River, April 17, 1899. Captain Coghlan stands among a group of officers near the bridge. The "Raleigh" fired the first gun at Manila, and is the first boat of the Pacific Squadron visiting New York. All the details of the famous battleship are clearly shown as the launch from which the picture was taken moves rapidly around her. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production.
  • 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

  • -  Raleigh (Cruiser)
  • -  Warships--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
  • -  Coghlan, Joseph Bullock,--1844-1908
  • -  Spanish-American War, 1898

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  27967 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Apr1899; 27967.
  • -  Original main title lacking.
  • -  Appearing: Joseph B. Coghlan.
  • -  Duration: 0:41 at 16 fps.
  • -  Filmed April 17, 1899, on the Hudson River in New York City.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0020) 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. 683; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 346; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 5 [MI]; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 1129.
  • -  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 (23 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 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 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.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3034 (viewing print)
  • FEC 2827 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0203 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 9633 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0479F (paper pos)
  • Box 5283F (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

  • 98501222

Online Format

  • image
  • video

Additional Metadata Formats

Rights & Access

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Chicago citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. U.S. cruiser "Raleigh". produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501222/.

APA citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1899) U.S. cruiser "Raleigh". White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501222/.

MLA citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. U.S. cruiser "Raleigh". prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98501222/>.