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Wash day in Mexico

Author: Frederick Blechynden; James H White; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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"Mexican International R. R. Series: the interesting views catalogued below were photographed by our artists, while enjoying the special privileges extended to Mr. Edison's party. Under a broad and intelligent management, the Mexican International is increasing its tourist business every year. The pictures show what a quaint and wonderful foreign country lies at the very gateway of our southern frontier"--Edison
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Genre/Form: Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Actuality
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Blechynden; James H White; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 905576896
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13544.
Duration: 0:27 at 30 fps.
Paper print shelf number (LC 1158) 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, p. 364-365; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 354; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 39 and 40 [MI].
Credits: Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
Event notes: Filmed ca. November or December, 1897, in Durango, Mexico.
Description: viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Other Titles: Washday in Mexico
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White.

Abstract:

"Mexican International R. R. Series: the interesting views catalogued below were photographed by our artists, while enjoying the special privileges extended to Mr. Edison's party. Under a broad and intelligent management, the Mexican International is increasing its tourist business every year. The pictures show what a quaint and wonderful foreign country lies at the very gateway of our southern frontier"--Edison films catalog.

"In front of each bare headed woman is a flat rock, used as a wash board. Stream of water near by. Naked Mexican child is playing in the foreground. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.

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