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Filipinos retreat from trenches

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: An incident of the Battle of the Trenches at Candabar [sic]. The enemy threw up a high earth embankment during the night, and are defending it with great stubbornness. The pits are crowded with Filipinos, who fire volley after volley. The artillery of the Americans plays havoc with their ranks and they fall back, leaving many dead. Their retreat is hotly covered by a company of U.S. Infantry, with mounted officer. They tumble over the embankment into the trench, fire a volley and advance. The officer carefully examines the earthworks, his horse picking his way cautiously over the bodies of the fallen foe. 75 feet. $11.25. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37444. Original main title lacking. Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard. Duration: 0:51 at 24 fps. 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): Unbroken. MAVIS 47118; Filipinos retreat from trenches. 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. 4 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 31 [MI]. Received: 12/16/96 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 4/4/96 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 12/12/96 from LC film lab; masterpos; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 6/5/1899; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. SUBJECTS Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Trench warfare. Intrenchments--Philippines--Candaba. Battles--Philippines--Candaba. United States.--Army.--Infantry United States.--Army.--Artillery Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Casualties. Soldiers. Horses. Revolutionaries--Philippines. Candaba (Philippines)--History, Military--19th century. Battle casualties--Philippines. 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) MEDIUM 1 reel of 1 (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos. 1 roll (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. CALL NUMBER FEC 2841 (ref print) FPE 9627 (dupe neg) FPE 9136 (masterpos) LC 1355a (paper pos) REPOSITORY Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID sawmp 1355
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