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Shooting captured insurgents / motion picture

Shooting captured insurgents / motion picture

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Summary

"A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.
46696 U.S. Copyright Office
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46696.
Camera, William Heise.
Duration: 0:22 at 34 fps.
Paper print shelf number (LC 0049) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
Reenacted ca. July 1898, probably in New Jersey.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 458; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 297; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 10 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 34 [MI].
Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 9360 to FZA 2635.

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Date

01/01/1898
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Contributors

White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Heise, William, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
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Location

Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)20.02472, -75.82194
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