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Parade of marines, U.S. cruiser "Brooklyn"

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: First comes the famous Marine Band of the "Brooklyn," with the mascot goat alongside the bass drum. The 300 marines follow in rapid marching order, a sixteen file front in each company. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12Oct1898; 60143. Camera, William Heise. Filmed October 1, 1898, at Prospect Park Plaza in Brooklyn, New York. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 473; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 35 [MI]. SUBJECTS Spanish-American War, 1898--Veterans--New York (State)--New York. Parades--New York (State)--New York. Marines--New York (State)--New York. United States.--Marine Corps. Marching bands--New York (State)--New York. Brooklyn (Armored cruiser)--History--19th century. Mascots. Goats. Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) Actuality War (Nonfiction) RELATED NAMES White, James H. (James Henry), production. Heise, William, camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FEC 2996 (ref print) LC 1797 (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 1797
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