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Actualities (Motion pictures)
|Material Type:||Film, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Visual material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Frederick Blechynden; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38210.
Original main title lacking.
Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released.
Duration: 1:56 at 20 fps.
Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff.
Identification of the S.S. City of Sydney is based on research by Eugene Williams, email dated May 5, 2003. Second ship was previously identified as the S.S. City of Peking, however footage of the three-masted second ship does not match still images of the four-masted City of Peking at: www.history.navy.mil/photos/events/spanam/events/pi-reinf.htm and www.spanamwar.com/cityofpeking.htm.
MAVIS 48464; Troop ships for the Philippines.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 436-437 (includes reprint of article from New York world, May 26, 1898); Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; email correspondence with Eugene Williams, May 5, 2003.
|Credits:||Camera, Frederick Blechynden.|
|Event notes:||Filmed May 25, 1898, in San Francisco, California.|
|Description:||1 reel of 1 (ca. 155 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 155 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. 1 roll (ca. 155 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.|
|Other Titles:||Troopships for the Philippines|
|Responsibility:||Thomas A. Edison, Inc.|
- Transports -- California -- San Francisco.
- United States. -- Army -- Transportation.
- Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Transportation.
- Soldiers -- Transportation -- California -- San Francisco.
- Ships -- California -- San Francisco.
- Harbors -- California -- San Francisco.
- San Francisco (Calif.) -- History, Military -- 19th century.