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Travelogues (Motion pictures)
|Material Type:||Film, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Visual material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James H White; Frederick Blechynden; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Jan1899; 2468.
Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps.
MAVIS 47108; Coaches arriving at Mammoth Hot Springs.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 317; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 12 [MI].
|Event notes:||Filmed ca. July 19-25, 1897, in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.|
|Description:||viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.|
|Other Titles:||Arrival of Yellowstone Park coaching party|
|Responsibility:||Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White.|
Advertised as part of the "Alaska and Yellowstone National Park Series" in the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. We are greatly indebted to their officials who afforded us every opportunity in their power to obtain these splendid views. Many of the scenes are incident to the excitement prevailing at the time of the Klondike gold rush. They show the resources of this company for handling large numbers of people, baggage, freight and excursion parties, and give to prospective tourists and merchants an idea of the facilities with which this road handles traffic of all kinds (p. 9).