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U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: Up the road comes a detachment of infantry, firing, advancing, kneeling and firing, again and again. The advance of the foot soldiers is followed by a troop of Rough Riders, riding like demons, yelling and firing revolvers as they pass out of sight. Other troops follow in quick succession, pressing on to front. 100 feet. $15.00 NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37442. Original main title lacking. Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard. 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. Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Unbridle. MAVIS 47161; U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney. Reenacted May 1899 in the Orange Mountains near West Orange, New Jersey. 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. 11 [MI]. SUBJECTS El Caney, Battle of, El Caney, Cuba, 1898. United States.--Army.--Volunteer Cavalry, 1st. United States.--Army.--Infantry Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba. Soldiers. Horses. War films. Historical reenactments (Motion pictures) Short films. Silent films. Nonfiction films. RELATED NAMES White, James H. (James Henry), production. New Jersey. National Guard. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FEC 2939 (ref print) FPE 9638 (dupe neg) FPE 9129 (masterpos) LC 1916a (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 1916
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