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Trained cavalry horses

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: Shows the wonderful intelligence of these Troop F, 6th U.S. Cavalry, horses. At a command they lie down promptly, and at another order scramble to their feet. 50 feet. $7.50. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38235. Original main title lacking. Camera, William Paley. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Umstimmung. MAVIS 1588628; Trained cavalry horses. Filmed ca. May or June 1898 in Tampa, Florida. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 13 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 36 [MI]. SUBJECTS Cavalry horses--Training--Florida--Tampa. United States.--Army.--Cavalry, 6th. Military camps--Florida--Tampa. Horses. Cavalry drill and tactics. Soldiers--Florida--Tampa. Spanish-American War, 1898--Cavalry operations. Tampa (Fla.)--History, Military--19th century. Actualities (Motion pictures) Short films. Silent films. Nonfiction films. RELATED NAMES Paley, William Daly, 1857-1924, camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FLA 3971 (viewing print) FRA 1179 (dupe neg pic) LC 0957 (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 0957
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