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25th Infantry
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produced by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (Jersey City, NJ: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1900), 1 min
From the Biograph picture catalogue: Gen. Frederick D. Grant and Gen. A.S. Burt [commander of the 25th Infantry Regiment] returning from Mt. Ariat [sic], at the head of the famous 25th Infantry, colored.
produced by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (Jersey City, NJ: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1900), 1 min
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Boat Race
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(Jersey City, NJ: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904), 2 mins
Two standard U.S. Navy eight-oar pulling boats, each commanded by a coxswain at the steering position in the stern, are seen abeam of one another. At a signal, both pulling boats begin moving and it can be seen that the camera was positioned on a vessel following the two competing pulling boats. The camera stays w...
(Jersey City, NJ: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904), 2 mins
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Bucking Broncho
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produced by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935 (Jersey City, NJ: Thomas A. Edison, 1894), 1 min
From Raff & Gammon price list: An out-of-door scene. The men and horse of this subject are from 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West.' 15.00. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A cowboy riding an unruly 'bronco.' From Edison films catalog: A fine exhibition of horsemanship by Lee Martin, a genuine cowboy. This particular bronc...
produced by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935 (Jersey City, NJ: Thomas A. Edison, 1894), 1 min
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Charleston Chain-Gang
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produced by Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1902), 1 min
Apparently, the film was photographed from a compound bordered by high walls and buildings. At a distance of fifty yards in the direction that the camera is pointed a column of men can be seen walking backwards and holding a chain under their arms. All the men are dressed the same. Two men carrying shotguns gestur...
produced by Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1902), 1 min
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Esquimaux Leap-Frog
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produced by Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1901, originally published 1901), 1 min
The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows buildings resembling igloos on ice floes, in front of which persons clothed as Eskimos play a game of leapfrog. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SCENE IN THE ESQUIMAUX VILLAGE. Ungulado. [code for telegraphic orders]. This shows several Es...
produced by Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1901, originally published 1901), 1 min
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Franklin Roosevelt: Excerpts (Walking)
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produced by Educational Video Group (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group), 3 mins
This silent film features excerpts of president Franklin D. Roosevelt, including glimpses of him walking.
produced by Educational Video Group (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group), 3 mins
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Annie Oakley
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directed by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935; produced by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935, Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1894), 22 secs
Annie Oakley was probably the most famous marksman/woman in the world when this short clip was produced in Edison's Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey. Barely five feet tall, Annie was always associated with the wild west, although she was born in 1860 as Phoebe Ann Oakley Mozee (or Moses)in Darke Count...
directed by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935; produced by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935, Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1894), 22 secs
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Buffalo Dance
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directed by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935; produced by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935, Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1894), 23 secs
Short early clip from the Edison Manufacturing Co. featuring Native American Sioux Hair Coat, Last Horse, and Parts His Hair, dancing.
directed by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935; produced by William K. L. Dickson, 1860-1935, Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1894), 23 secs
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Congress of Nations
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directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941 and Albert E. Smith, 1875-1958; produced by Albert E. Smith, 1875-1958 and J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941, Thomas A. Edison (Jersey City, NJ: Thomas A. Edison, 1900), 2 mins
From Edison films catalog: A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date manner with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white paper. Then in quick succession the flags of Germany, Russia, Ireland, England and China are brought forth and from e...
directed by J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941 and Albert E. Smith, 1875-1958; produced by Albert E. Smith, 1875-1958 and J. Stuart Blackton, 1875-1941, Thomas A. Edison (Jersey City, NJ: Thomas A. Edison, 1900), 2 mins
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Governor Roosevelt and Staff
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produced by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (District of Columbia: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1953), 1 min
From the Biograph picture catalogue: 65 feet. Taken during the land parade in honor of Admiral Dewey, just before the turn into 72nd Street, with Grant's tomb and decorated residences in the background. This entire series of pictures [of the Dewey land parade] has a very high photographic quality, and the various...
produced by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (District of Columbia: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1953), 1 min
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