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Corner Madison and State Streets, Chicago

Author: James H White; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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"The busiest corner in Chicago. Cable cars and street traffic of all descriptions. Hundreds of shoppers. Fine perspective view looking north toward the Masonic Temple. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.
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Genre/Form: Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Actuality
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James H White; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 886596290
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43410.
Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
Paper print shelf number (LC 0024) 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. 311; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 66; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 23 [MI]; Maguire & Baucus. Fall catalogue, 1897, p. 9 [MI].
Credits: Camera, William Heise?
Event notes: Filmed June or July 1897, in Chicago, Illinois.
Description: viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print 1 reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White.

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"The busiest corner in Chicago. Cable cars and street traffic of all descriptions. Hundreds of shoppers. Fine perspective view looking north toward the Masonic Temple. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.

"Erie Railroad series...present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the Erie officials, whose kind co-operation in affording us every facility within their power has enabled us to procure these unusual and effective pictures"--Edison films catalog, p. 23.

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