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Film, Video U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade United States cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade / US cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade / Variant title from Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900: U. S. cruiser "Olympia" firing salute

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Title

  • U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade

Other Title

  • United States cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade
  • US cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade
  • Variant title from Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900: U. S. cruiser "Olympia" firing salute

Summary

  • "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"--Edison films catalog.
  • The "Olympia", at the head of Admiral Dewey's naval parade steams up the North River (i.e., the Hudson River) with the Admiral aboard. Many other boats of all kinds accompany her as she passes by Grant's tomb, and fires a 21-gun salute.

Names

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

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.

Headings

  • -  Olympia (Cruiser)
  • -  Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Warships--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
  • -  Spanish-American War, 1898
  • -  General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  72835 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 7Nov1899; 72835.
  • -  Original main title lacking.
  • -  Duration: 3:12 at 16 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1915) 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. 538; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 346; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 7 [MI].
  • -  Filmed September 29, 1899, during the Dewey naval parade on the Hudson River in New York City.
  • -  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 dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 9306 to FZA 2725.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (87 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (202 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (87 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (202 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 90 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 200 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 200 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4929 (viewing print)
  • FEC 2892 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1928 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 2725 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 9085 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0097D (paper pos)
  • Box 5174D (paper pos, copy 2)

Source Collection

  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 98501276

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501276/.

APA citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1899) U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501276/.

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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98501276/>.