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Cuban ambush

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: From the upper windows of a ruined mill the Cubans fire at a scouting party of Spaniards, who return the volley. Fine smoke effects. 50 feet. 7.50. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46695. Camera, William Heise. Reenacted ca. July 1898, probably in New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 458-59; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 10 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 34 [MI]. SUBJECTS Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba--Drama. Historical reenactments. Ambushes and surprises--Drama. Soldiers--Cuba--Drama. Cubans--Drama. Spaniards--Cuba--Drama. Cuba--Armed forces--Drama. Spain--Armed forces--Cuba--Drama. Combat--Drama. War RELATED NAMES White, James H. (James Henry), production. Heise, William, camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FEC 3004 (ref print) LC 222 (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 0222
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