SUMMARY From the Biograph picture catalogue: 62 feet. Taken during the land parade in honor of Admiral Dewey, just before the turn into 72nd Street, with Grant's tomb and decorated residences in the background. This entire series of pictures [of the Dewey land parade] has a very high photographic quality, and the various organizations appear at their best. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 5Sept1902; H21512. Original main title lacking. Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995. Camera, F.S. Armitage. 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. 1255; code name (for telegraphic orders) Fututus. MAVIS 48454; The dandy fifth. Filmed Sept. 30, 1899, at the Dewey homecoming land parade in New York City. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902, p. 177 [MI]; Biograph bulletins 1896-1908. 1971, p. 66. SUBJECTS Maryland.--National Guard.--Regiment, 5th. Spanish-American War, 1898--Veterans. Parades--New York (State)--New York. Soldiers. Dewey, George,--1837-1917--Anniversaries, etc. Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York. Grant's Tomb National Monument (New York, N.Y.) New York (N.Y.) Actuality--Short. War (Nonfiction)--Short. RELATED NAMES Armitage, F. S., camera. American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FEC 2890 (ref print) FPE 9294 (dupe neg) LC 203a (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 0203 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0203
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