WorldCat Identities

Bonine, R. (Robert K.)

Overview
Works: 80 works in 90 publications in 1 language and 1,258 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Director, Photographer, Author
Classifications: PN1993.5.A1, 791.430973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R Bonine
Edison the invention of the movies by Thomas A Edison( Visual )
3 editions published between 1918 and 2005 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two hours of interviews with archivists and early cinema scholars. Over two hundred scans of artifacts from MoMA's Edison Collection never available to the public before: stills, script fragments, interoffice memos, and promotions. 140 complete films
Panorama of Flatiron Building ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This shows a view looking south from Madison Square, across the intersection of Broadway, Fifth Avenue, and Twenty-third Street, to the famous Fuller (or "Flatiron") Building. The cameraman elevates his camera, going from street level to the roof. Designed by D.H. Burnham and Company, the Fuller Building is an important early skyscraper and a New York City landmark. Known as the first great steel-framed building, the exterior of the lower three stories is stone, with the remainder clad in terra cotta. Twenty-one stories high, it is considered the first tall building erected north of city hall. Its completion in 1902 marked the beginning of New York City's first skyscraper era
Beginning of a skyscraper ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scene is an excavation site in New York City. A large group of workmen with picks and shovels are digging. Carts drawn by pairs of horses can be seen emerging from the smoke in the background
Lower Broadway ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film shows a view which appears to be looking north on Broadway at the intersection of Wall Street, in front of Trinity Church. The sidewalk along Broadway is crowded with people, and the traffic in both streets is very heavy. A horse-drawn streetcar passes in front of the camera with a sign giving its destination as the "Courtland and Fulton Street Ferry."
Parade of horses on Speedway ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film is of a parade of fine horses and fashionable carriages taken along what is now the Harlem River Drive, in the Highbridge section of northern Manhattan. The view is from the Manhattan side of the river looking north. On the right is the Harlem River and on the opposite bank, the Bronx. Prominent in the background is the High Bridge at 175th Street, an important landmark completed in 1842 as part of the Croton aqueduct system. Beyond the High Bridge is the Washington Bridge at 181st Street. The "Speedway" was built in 1900 at a cost of over three million dollars
Gold rush scenes in the Klondike ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1899 and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following a shot of a newspaper that outlines the hardships of living in the Klondike, there are scenes a typical Klondike town, of people on a raft, and of people mining for gold. A history of the Edison Company and the invention of the motion picture
The movies begin. a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1913 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comprend 42 films produits entre 1894 et 1910 par différents producteurs tels: William Heise, W.K.L. Dickson, James White, Auguste Lumière, Louis Lumière, Alexandre Promio, Georges Méliès, Thomas Edison, Joseph Mundviller, A.E. Weed, Fred A. Dobson, G.W. Bitzer, Robert K. Bonine, James Blair Smith, Edwin S. Porter, Sigmund Lubin et Charles Pathé, chez différentes maisons de production dont: The Edison Manufacturing Company, The American Mutoscope & Biograph Company et chez Pathé Frères
Stereoscopic views of Dakota territory ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Views of Dakota territory, (now North & South Dakota): a sod dugout in the Badlands; formations of petrified wood on indurated clay pillars, possibly in the badlands; sheep ranching in North Dakota; the sheriff of Billings Co.; men breaking sod at Grandin farm; a tractor pulling a double disc and three section tooth harrows; men with hunting trophies; Captain Fisk's 1866 expedition including a camp at White Bear Den, showing the wagons circled for the night, and Fort Berthold, showing a block house; views in the Black Hills, including a business block with a druggist and a hardware store; Deadwood City showing many men, the wooden buildings and tents of a "boom" town; view of a cabin in Deadwood Gulch; general view of Central City; views of a shack possibly at a mine in North Dakota; Grand Central Hotel at [Hafie], end of the line of the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railroad, Manitoba West Branch; Bismarck: a large public building, street scene with decorations welcoming Villard, one showing crowds in buggies & wagons arriving to greet Villard's train at the opening of the Northern Pacific; general view with man in the foreground wearing a buffalo skull as a headdress; buffalo skull on the prairie in foreground, Fort Lincoln on the horizon
Panoramic view, King Street, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The camera, mounted on the front of a street car, shows views of the busy city street. Buildings line both sides; automobiles, carriages, bicyclists, and pedestrians may be seen along side the street, crossing it, or traveling up and down it
Panoramic view, crater of Haleakala, Hawaiian Islands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The camera pans slowly around the rims of the Haleakala volcano crater. Surf and sea may be seen beside the volcano on one side, while mountains appear behind it on another side. The pan ends with shots of two men on horseback, accompanied by two additional horses, standing along one edge of the crater
Loading sugar, Kahului, Maui, Hawaiian Islands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Several dock workers pick up heavy bags of sugar from a platform and pile them on the edge of a dock. Filmed from a single camera position
Panoramic view, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Starts with a view of two children frolicking in the water. Behind them is a street lined with telephone wires; trees and houses appear in the background. The camera pans left past more houses and trees to a beach scene with many men and women. Most are dressed in street clothes, but some men wear bathing costumes. The camera continues its pan out onto the ocean where people are both bathing and rowing small boats; some bathers have surf boards. The pan continues past a pier with Diamond Head in the background and returns to the beach where several people are enjoying the sun in front of a building which may be a hotel
Stereoscopic views of the Oklawaha River, Florida ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Views of the Oklawaha River: river and swamp views showing flora including palms, cypresses and including a view of the "Wilderness" where Major Dade and his men were killed during the Seminole Wars; views of river geography including the Diamond Pass, Blue Springs Run, Cypress pass, and Grecian Bend; views of landings and settlements including Palmetto Landing, Sulphur Springs, Eureka, Moss Bluff landing, Iola landing, Graham's landing near Sandy Bluff, Goodnow's clearing, Roger's landing; views of docks, a partly built log building, a house, a street view showing a "cracker cart" drawn by an ox; views of steamers from the Hart and Bouknights lines, including the "Marion," "Oklahumkee," "Osceola," "Putnam," "Tuskawilla," "Ocklawaha"; some views showing boats on the river, some at dock in Palatka with parties of tourists posed on deck; views of small steam launches on the river, men in rowboats and posed on the river bank; an alligator on a log at the mouth of the Oklawaha, man in black face climbs tree as alligator apparently holds on to tail of coat. Some views duplicated
Western Pennsylvania Railroad stereoviews ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Western Pennsylvania railroad stereoviews collection consists of 13 images taken in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The stereoviews include Johnstown after the 1889 flood, scenes in and around Tyrone, the steel works in Homestead, a miner at work, and the scenery of the Pennsylvania Railroad
The Float, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Bathers play on a raft or floating platform, pushing each other into the water, running across it, and jumping or diving into the water. Three men in a canoe pass behind the platform; one stands and jumps into the water, capsizing the canoe. All three men attempt unsuccessfully to right the canoe. Filmed from a single camera position
Crowds returning from the games, Waikiki, Hawaiian Islands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Seven crowded street cars come slowly down a single set of tracks in a grassy area. Trees line both sides of the tracks. Passengers hanging onto both sides of the street cars wave at the camera as they pass. Some men walk up and down along the left side of the tracks. Filmed from a single camera position
[Across the crater of Kilauea, Hawaii] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Stereoscopic views of the White House ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Views of the White House including the south front: from the treasury, with gardens, lawns, fountains & fences, a detail view showing steps leading the portico, benches along a path, a canvas-covered bandstand-like structure, pond with water lilies, cast or carved lawn furniture made to look like it was build of sticks and branches; the west elevation from the executive office building, conservatory in the foreground, capitol, post office and treasury building visible beyond; the north front, including the carriage drive, gardens, fountains, sculpture, from Lafayette square with Jackson statue by Mills in foreground; east elevation with fountain, view of the same fountain from the west; interior views: the east room, including a view of the altar and floral arrangements for the Roosevelt-Longworth wedding, the Blue room, the Red room, the Green room, the cabinet room, the president's library, the State dining room, including views of tables laid for banquest in honor of Prince Henry, Feb. 24, 1902, the conservatory, the main corridor
The Great Johnstown Flood, May 31, 1889 by R Bonine( Visual )
1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Views of Johnstown taken after the flood of May 31, 1889: general views, the river, the broken dam, views of wreckage filled streets, logs and debris, wrecked railroad cars, stone railroad bridge with debris piled behind it, one view taken showing blasting of the debris, the Millville school house used a morgue, tents, men recovering bodies, site of No. 6 bridge, built of masonry, totally destroyed, view of Woodvale where 320 buildings were destroyed, Sandyville Cemetery covered with debris, ruins of the Catholic Church, destroyed by fire, "Romey," hero dog of the flood with owners, men recovering bodies, coffins covered with canvas, woman and two children on steps overlooking destruction
Shipping cattle, Kawaihae, Hawaiian Islands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Cowboys on horseback pull lassoed cattle across the beach and into the water toward a waiting row boat. Three dogs nip at the animals' heels until they enter the water. When one obstinate animal continues to refuse to enter the water, a cowboy grabs him by the tail and drags him backwards into the surf. Filmed from a single camera position
 
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Alternative Names
Bonine, Robert K.
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