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Film, Video Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar

Digital viewing copy

About this Item

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.

Names

  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., [1899?].

Headings

  • -  Dewey, George,--1837-1917--Travel--Gibraltar
  • -  Gibraltar--Description and travel

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  62823 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Sept1899; 62823.
  • -  Original main title lacking.
  • -  Possible release date is from copyright catalog; unable to verify if work was ever actually released.
  • -  Duration: 1:22 at 16 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1447) 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. 543-545; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 2.
  • -  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.
  • -  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 (67 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (67 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4461 (viewing print)
  • FLA 5963 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0012 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0012A (paper pos)
  • Box 5028B (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

  • 98501263

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., ?, 1899] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501263/.

APA citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1899) Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., ?] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501263/.

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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., ?, 1899] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98501263/>.