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S.S. "Coptic" sailing away

Author: James H White; Frederick Blechynden; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Edition/Format:   Image : Film : Photograph : English
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From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel after she has been fully turned and on her way across the Pacific. The boat shows large and clear with smoke coming from the stack. In the foreground is a constantly changing crowd of people composed of men, women and children. Action is added by some late comers who rush to the dock to wave their last farewell. Life-size, sharp and clear.
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Genre/Form: Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Actuality
Material Type: Film, Photograph, 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)
OCLC Number: 847776758
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60582.
Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
Paper print shelf number (LC 1150) 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, 1997, p. 336; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 283; F.Z. Maguire & Co. Catalogue, March 1898, p. 38.
Credits: Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
Event notes: Filmed September 2, 1897, at San Francisco, California.
Description: 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 21 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. Viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. Viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 21 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. Dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. Dupe neg pic. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. Paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. Paper pos (copy 2)
Other Titles: Steamship "Coptic" sailing away
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White.

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From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel after she has been fully turned and on her way across the Pacific. The boat shows large and clear with smoke coming from the stack. In the foreground is a constantly changing crowd of people composed of men, women and children. Action is added by some late comers who rush to the dock to wave their last farewell. Life-size, sharp and clear.

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