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Going to the fire

Author: James H White; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., [1896]
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This scene shows almost the entire Fire Department led by the Chief, responding to an alarm. The horses, said to be the finest of their kind in the country, present a thrilling spectacle as they dash rapidly by, flecked with foam, and panting from the exertion of their long gallop"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue.
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Genre/Form: Actualities (Motion pictures)
Nonfiction films
Short films
Silent 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.; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 70857935
Notes: Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 257; Maguire & Baucus. Edison and international photographic films catalogue, April 1897, p. 8 [MI].
Credits: Camera, William Heise.
Event notes: Filmed November 14, 1896, in Newark, New Jersey.
Description: viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (43 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison ; producer, James White.

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"This scene shows almost the entire Fire Department led by the Chief, responding to an alarm. The horses, said to be the finest of their kind in the country, present a thrilling spectacle as they dash rapidly by, flecked with foam, and panting from the exertion of their long gallop"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue.

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