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A morning alarm

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 : English
Database:WorldCat
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From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the prancing of the horses, and even the startled expression upon the faces of the spectators, are all clearly depicted.
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Genre/Form: Actualities (Motion pictures)
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: 70907685
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1896; 64784.
Duration: 0:51 at 30 fps.
MAVIS 183938.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 257; Maguire & Baucus. Edison films, supp. catalogue, Jan. 20, 1897, p. 2; Maguire & Baucus. Edison and international photographic films catalogue, April 1897, p. 12 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 54 [MI].
Credits: Camera, William Heise.
Event notes: Filmed November 14, 1896, in Newark, New Jersey.
Description: viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 96 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Other Titles: Morning fire alarm
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison ; producer, James White.

Abstract:

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the prancing of the horses, and even the startled expression upon the faces of the spectators, are all clearly depicted.

From Edison films catalog: Shows a Newark fire company just leaving the engine house. The doors open, the horses prance, and the spectators hurry to get a good look at the start. 45 feet. $6.75.

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