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Film, Video President Roosevelt crossing the field Title on paper roll: President Roosevelt at Army-Navy football game / Title from the AFI catalog: President Roosevelt at the Army-Navy game / Variant title from the Paper Print catalog card: President Roosevelt at Army-Navy game / Biograph production log title: Pres. Roosevelt crossing field Navy-Army / President Roosevelt crossing field Navy-Army

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About this Item

Title

  • President Roosevelt crossing the field

Other Title

  • Title on paper roll: President Roosevelt at Army-Navy football game
  • Title from the AFI catalog: President Roosevelt at the Army-Navy game
  • Variant title from the Paper Print catalog card: President Roosevelt at Army-Navy game
  • Biograph production log title: Pres. Roosevelt crossing field Navy-Army
  • President Roosevelt crossing field Navy-Army

Summary

  • President Roosevelt, accompanied by Secretary of War Root, Secretary of the Navy Long, and a number of others, crosses the football field during the half-time of the game.

Names

  • Congdon, James, camera
  • American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902.

Headings

  • -  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
  • -  Root, Elihu,--1845-1937
  • -  Long, John Davis,--1838-1915
  • -  Army-Navy Football Game

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  H16354 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 10Apr1902; H16354.
  • -  According to the card in LC's Paper Print Collection title file, the title on the paper roll, President Roosevelt at Army-Navy game, is probably a working title.
  • -  Duration: 0:20 at 16 fps.
  • -  Biograph production no. 2074.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0452) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, A.12408; Biograph production logs, v. 1: 1899-1903; Biograph bulletins, 1896-1908, p. 68.
  • -  Camera, James Congdon.
  • -  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, John D. Long.
  • -  Filmed November 30, 1901, in Philadelphia, PA.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 sec., 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 sec., 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • reversal master pos 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 sec., 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll (ca. 25 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll (ca. 25 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3466 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0748 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 1603 (reversal master pos)
  • Box 0848K (paper pos)
  • Box 5408E (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

  • 99407618

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Congdon, James, Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. President Roosevelt crossing the field. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/99407618/.

APA citation style:

Congdon, J., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1902) President Roosevelt crossing the field. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99407618/.

MLA citation style:

Congdon, James, Camera, et al. President Roosevelt crossing the field. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/99407618/>.