Film, Video Boers bringing in British prisoners

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Title
Boers bringing in British prisoners
Summary
From Edison films catalog: Here we have a mixed Company of Gordon Highlanders, Irish Fusilliers and English Lancers, as a group of prisoners taken to the rear by a troop of Boer Cavalry. The expression of their faces show who is the victor, and who the vanquished. You can read in the dust and smoke-begrimed countenances of the prisoners, the story of their stubborn resistance to superior numbers before they surrender: while the Boers give expression to their feelings, by cheering and waving their hats in triumph as they pass by. 75 feet. $11.25.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  South African War, 1899-1902--Prisoners and prisons--Drama
-  Prisoners of war--South Africa
-  Great Britain.--Army.--Gordon Highlanders
-  Soldiers
-  Lancers
-  Cavalry
Genre
War films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)
Notes
-  D7810 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Apr1900; D7810.
-  Duration: 1:12 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed April 11, 1900, in the Orange Mountains near West Orange, New Jersey.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 586-87; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 29 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEC 2847 (ref print)
LC 1492 (paper 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/edmp.1492
Library of Congress Control Number
00694155
Online Format
image
video
Description
From Edison films catalog: Here we have a mixed Company of Gordon Highlanders, Irish Fusilliers and English Lancers, as a group of prisoners taken to the rear by a troop of Boer Cavalry. The expression of their faces show who is the victor, and who the vanquished. You can read in the dust and smoke-begrimed countenances of the prisoners, the story of their stubborn resistance to superior numbers before they surrender: while the Boers give expression to their feelings, by cheering and waving their hats in triumph as they pass by. 75 feet. $11.25.
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