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|Genre/Form:||Actualities (Motion pictures)
|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)
|Notes:||Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60559.
Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps.
Paper print shelf number (LC 1425) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
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Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 332-33; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 45 [MI].
|Credits:||Camera, Frederick Blechynden.|
|Event notes:||Filmed August 22, 1897, at the Sutro Baths in San Francisco, California.|
|Description:||1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)|
|Responsibility:||Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White.|
"In the background are three tiers of spectators watching the bathers. There are many people bathing and diving into the swimming pool. There is also a two-story slide down which many individuals can be seen descending into the water"--Early motion pictures.