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Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition

Author: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Publisher: United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
Series: William McKinley; American history in video.
Edition/Format:   Film : Clipart/images/graphics : Film   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Large arches and columns are seen surrounding a flat field. In the foreground of the field, some American Indians on horseback ride toward the camera. The Indians are wearing feathers, war paint, and are carrying frontier rifles across the bare backs of their horses. In the middle of this flat area, men dressed as U.S. Army troops in battle regalia are lined up in the position of skirmishers. They fire at the
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Genre/Form: Short films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition.
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901
(DLC) 00694341
Print version:
Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition.
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Film, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
OCLC Number: 701798021
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Nov1901; H10816.
Original duration: 1:03 (part 1)--and 3:56 (part 2) at 15 fps.
Description: 1 online resource (Streaming video (5 min.).).
Series Title: William McKinley; American history in video.
Other Titles: Sham battle
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

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Large arches and columns are seen surrounding a flat field. In the foreground of the field, some American Indians on horseback ride toward the camera. The Indians are wearing feathers, war paint, and are carrying frontier rifles across the bare backs of their horses. In the middle of this flat area, men dressed as U.S. Army troops in battle regalia are lined up in the position of skirmishers. They fire at the Indians, who gallop by. The troops move over this flat area while the Indians on horseback circle them.

From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SHAM BATTLE AT THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION. On the closing day of the Pan-American Exposition, Saturday, November 2nd, 1901, a sham battle took place at the Stadium on the Pan-American Exhibition grounds, between the six tribes of American Indians and the United States Infantry stationed at Buffalo. The battle was most exciting and realistic, there being about 250 American Indians clad in their picturesque dress and fully decorated in their war paint. About half the Indians were mounted upon spirited horses. The attack was begun by the Infantry rushing the Indians who made a firm stand and succeeded in repulsing the soldiers. The scene is replete with charges and many hand to hand encounters. Most of the action took place close to our camera and the picture which we secured is excellent. The scene opens with a parade of the American Indians, which in itself is of great interest.

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