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U.S. troops and Red Cross in the trenches before Caloocan

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: Our troops have driven the Filipinos out of the trenches, and, after firing one or two volleys, press on in pursuit. The enemy returns the fire and the forward rush is marked by a trail of dead and wounded. Following close behind is the hospital corps. Stretchers are quickly brought out and the nurses tenderly care for the fallen and carry them to the rear. 65 feet. $9.75. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37441. 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): Unbridling. MAVIS 47162; U.S. troops and Red Cross in the trenches before Caloocan. 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. 30-31 [MI]. SUBJECTS Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Trench warfare. Intrenchments--Philippines. Red Cross and Red Crescent--Philippines. Battles--Philippines. United States.--Army.--Infantry Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--War work--Red Cross. Soldiers. Nurses. Revolutionaries--Philippines. Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Medical care. 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) CALL NUMBER FEC 2822 (ref print) FPE 9629 (dupe neg) FPE 9134 (masterpos) LC 849b (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 0849 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0849
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