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Film, Video Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees Variant title: Reception committee aboard the "Olympia" / Variant title: Committee of Arrangements' visit to Admiral Dewey

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Title

  • Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees

Other Title

  • Variant title: Reception committee aboard the "Olympia"
  • Variant title: Committee of Arrangements' visit to Admiral Dewey

Summary

  • "Showing Committee of Arrangements' visit to the Admiral on board the U.S. Cruiser Olympia. 100 feet"--Edison films catalog no. 94.
  • One of 20 films advertised in Edison films catalog no. 94, under the category "Dewey Doings." From the catalog: We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ship, together with the stirring events of Dewey Day, September 29th, the day of the Naval Parade, and Dewey Day, September 30th, the day of the Land Parade. Ours was the only photographic apparatus on board the U.S. Cruiser Olympia on this memorable occasion. The Admiral posed especially for our camera.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Brook Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.

Headings

  • -  Dewey, George,--1837-1917
  • -  Miles, Nelson Appleton,--1839-1925
  • -  Sampson, William Thomas,--1840-1902
  • -  Pruden, Octavius Longworth,--1842-1902
  • -  Olympia (Cruiser)
  • -  Meetings--New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
  • -  Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Spanish-American War, 1898

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  63830 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 2Oct1899; 63830.
  • -  Original main title lacking.
  • -  Variant titles from Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900.
  • -  Incomplete: according to M/B/RS preliminary catalog card, Brook Foundation Collection print and negative may be incomplete. According to the Edison catalog, the original length of film was 100 feet.
  • -  Duration: 1:24 at 16 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1449) 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. 536-537; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 2; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 7 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 32 [MI]; M/B/RS preliminary catalog card.
  • -  Appearing: Admiral George Dewey, General Nelson Appleton Miles, Admiral William T. Sampson, Octavius [sic] L. Pruden.
  • -  Filmed September 28, 1899, on board the U.S. Olympia in New York Harbor, New York.
  • -  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.
  • -  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEA 4660 to FYA 1151.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (41 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (inc.?) (84 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (41 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (inc.?) (84 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4463 (viewing print)
  • FYA 1151 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0016 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPA 0491 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0015A (paper pos)
  • Box 5031A (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

  • 98501268

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Paper Print Collection, and Brook Foundation Collection. Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501268/.

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Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Brook Foundation Collection. (1899) Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501268/.

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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Paper Print Collection, and Brook Foundation Collection. Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98501268/>.