Film, Video Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar

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Title
Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar
Summary
War hero Adm. George Dewey, famous for his victory at Manila Bay early in the war, was filmed during his trip back to the United States at Gibraltar in early September 1899.
Contributor Names
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., c1899.
Subject Headings
-  Dewey, George,--1837-1917
-  Gibraltar--History, Naval--19th century
-  United States.--Navy--Officers
-  Sailors--Gibraltar
-  Warships--Gibraltar
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Philippines
-  Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Nonfiction films
Short films
War (Nonfiction)--Short
Notes
-  62823 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Sept1899; 62823.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Date is copyright date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released.
-  Duration: 1:22 at 16 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff.
-  Filmed ca. Sept. 5, 1899, when Admiral Dewey stopped off at Gibraltar on his way to New York City and the first of his homecoming celebrations.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: ca. 1962?; ref prints; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 12/27/62; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 9/27/1899; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 82 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 82 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 5963 (ref print)
FLA 4461 (ref print)
FRA 0012 (dupe neg)
LC 1447 (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.1447
Library of Congress Control Number
98501263
Online Format
image
video
Description
War hero Adm. George Dewey, famous for his victory at Manila Bay early in the war, was filmed during his trip back to the United States at Gibraltar in early September 1899.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98501263
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