U.S. battleship "Oregon"
SUMMARY From the Biograph picture catalogue: 23 feet. This picture of the pride of the United States Navy was made on the occasion of the Peace Jubilee in New York City, and was taken from a tug passing the warship on its way up the North River. The entire crew are on deck, and a beautiful view of this wonderful craft is afforded. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 12Sept1903; H35637. Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995. 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. Biograph catalog no. 749; code name (for telegraphic orders) Zimbellare. Filmed on New York City's North River. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902, p. 203 [MI]. SUBJECTS Oregon (Battleship) Battleships--New York (State)--New York. United States.--Navy--Boats. Spanish-American War, 1898--Naval operations, American. New York (N.Y.)--History, Military--19th century. Rivers--New York (State) Sailors. Actuality--Short. War (Nonfiction)--Short. RELATED NAMES American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FEC 2999 (ref print) FPE 9364 (dupe neg) LC 324a (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 0324 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0324