Film, Video King Albert of Belgium visits TR's grave, October, 1919

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Title
King Albert of Belgium visits TR's grave, October, 1919
Summary
King Albert visits Theodore Roosevelt's grave in Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, and is accompanied by his son Prince Leopold, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., and several dignitaries. Identified in film are Brand Whitlock, Ambassador to Belgium, walking in the rear of the group, and a man who may be Joseph M. Nye walking beside King Albert. Interior title states that King Albert requested that no pictures be taken at gravesite. Film contains only shots of the King's party walking from the grave and of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., King Albert, and an unidentified man sitting in an open car ready to depart.
Contributor Names
Albert I, King of the Belgians, 1875-1934.
Léopold III, King of the Belgians, 1901-1983.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944.
Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934.
Nye, Joseph M.
Fox Film Corporation.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Fox Film Corp., 1919.
Subject Headings
-  Memorial rites and ceremonies
-  Oyster Bay (N.Y.)
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Tomb
Genre
Newsreel--Short
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Originally part of the newsreel series, Fox news, according to the Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog, p. 34.
-  Ref print is longer than arch pos and dupe neg due to longer printing of second interior title.
-  Image is blurred on ref print.
-  Appearing: King Albert of Belgium, Crown Prince Leopold of Belgium, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Brand Whitlock.
-  Duration: 0:45 at 18 fps.
-  Source used: P&P portrait file.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; ref print, dupe neg; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, RMA purchased from Wm. Fox; ref print longer than arch pos and dupe neg due to longer printing of second interior title; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (21 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (19 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
1 reel of 1 (19 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. arch pos.
Call Number/Physical Location
FAB 0996 (ref print)
FRA 5979 (neg)
FRA 5980 (arch 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/trmp.4124
Library of Congress Control Number
mp76000156
Online Format
image
video
Description
King Albert visits Theodore Roosevelt's grave in Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, and is accompanied by his son Prince Leopold, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., and several dignitaries. Identified in film are Brand Whitlock, Ambassador to Belgium, walking in the rear of the group, and a man who may be Joseph M. Nye walking beside King Albert. Interior title states that King Albert requested that no pictures be taken at gravesite. Film contains only shots of the King's party walking from the grave and of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., King Albert, and an unidentified man sitting in an open car ready to depart.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/mp76000156
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The following films are made available here with permission from the Theodore Roosevelt Association, P.O. Box 719, Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771 (Internet address: tra@sprynet.com):

The Story of the Panama Canal [1]
T. R.'s Return from Africa, 1910 [2]
A Visit to Theodore Roosevelt at His Home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, L.I., 1912
Roosevelt, Friend of the Birds [1]
The Roosevelt Dam [1]
The River of Doubt [2].

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Chicago citation style:

Albert I, King Of The Belgians, King Of The Belgians Léopold Iii, Theodore Roosevelt, Brand Whitlock, Joseph M Nye, Fox Film Corporation, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. King Albert of Belgium visits TR's grave, October, 1919. United States: Fox Film Corp, 1919. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000156/. (Accessed August 21, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Albert I, K. O. T. B., Léopold Iii, K. O. T. B., Roosevelt, T., Whitlock, B., Nye, J. M., Fox Film Corporation & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1919) King Albert of Belgium visits TR's grave, October, 1919. United States: Fox Film Corp. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000156/.

MLA citation style:

Albert I, King Of The Belgians, et al. King Albert of Belgium visits TR's grave, October, 1919. United States: Fox Film Corp, 1919. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000156/>.