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Author: James H WhiteFrederick BlechyndenThomas A. Edison, Inc.Fort Point Life-Saving Station (U.S.)United States. Life-Saving Service.All authors
Publisher: United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Daily practise [sic] of life boat crew, showing boat being upset purposely by the men. As these boats are self-righting and self-bailing, the scene is particularly interesting. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.
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Genre/Form: Actualities (Motion pictures)
Educational films
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Educational
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James H White; Frederick Blechynden; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Fort Point Life-Saving Station (U.S.); United States. Life-Saving Service.; United States. Revenue-Cutter Service.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 889844387
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60571.
Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
Paper print shelf number (LC 0031) 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. 343-344; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 46; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 20 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 42 [MI].
Credits: Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
Event notes: Filmed September 1897, at the Pacific Coast Life Saving Service, Fort Point Station, Presidio, San Francisco, California.
Description: viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Other Titles: Capsize of life boat
Capsize of a lifeboat
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White.

Abstract:

"Daily practise [sic] of life boat crew, showing boat being upset purposely by the men. As these boats are self-righting and self-bailing, the scene is particularly interesting. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.

"Pacific Coast Life Saving Service series: These subjects are illustrative of the work performed by the Life Saving Corps of the United States Government, and show the methods in vogue at one of the most important stations on either side of our Continent. The exact routine pursued in actual practice is clearly illustrated. We are particularly indebted to Major T.J. Blakeney, Superintendent of the U.S. Life Saving Service, 12th District, San Francisco, Cal., and Captain W.C. Coulson, of the U.S. Revenue Cutter, San Francisco, Cal., for their kind co-operation. We are thus enabled to bring before the public generally absolutely true and accurate pictures of one of our most worthy as well as interesting institutions, the crews of which are constantly risking their own lives for the preservation of others"--Edison films catalog.

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