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General Lee's procession, Havana

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: A magnificent view of the Prado, from the balcony of the United States Club. The procession is headed by a troop of horsemen. Prominent among them is General Lee. Then come the soldiers, file after file and company after company; filling the broad avenue from curb to curb and as far as the eye can reach with marching men. It is the Seventh Army Corps. Great crowds of people fill the sidewalks; and through the trees that line the promenade in the middle of the Prado, are seen carriages and vehicles following the parade. The crowning event of the Spanish-American war! The great procession on Evacuation Day. 100 feet. $15.00. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20Jan1899; 7259. Duration: 1:24 at 22 fps. Filmed January 1, 1899, in Havana, Cuba. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 478; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 9 [MI]. SUBJECTS Lee, Fitzhugh,--1835-1905. Spanish-American War, 1898. Processions--Cuba--Havana. Havana (Cuba)--History, Military--19th century. United States.--Army--History--Spanish-American War, 1898. Military occupation. Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes--Cuba--Havana. United States.--Army.--Corps, 7th. Soldiers--Cuba--Havana. Horses. Carriages and carts--Cuba--Havana. Streets--Cuba--Havana. Cuba--History--1899-1906. Actuality War (Nonfiction) RELATED NAMES Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) MEDIUM 1 reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. CALL NUMBER FEC 3009 (ref print) LC 1624 (paper pos) REPOSITORY Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID sawmp 1624
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