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The fleet steaming up North River

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: Shows the "Brooklyn," flying Schley's twin-starred blue flag. Every detail brought out with wonderful clearness. Excursion craft in the distance. Bow of the "Indiana" appears toward end of film. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Sept1898; 52047. Original main title lacking. Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:52 at 20 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): Umwallung. MAVIS 48462; The fleet steaming up North River. Filmed August 20, 1898, on the Hudson River in New York City. 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]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 35 [MI]. SUBJECTS Brooklyn (Armored cruiser) Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York. Indiana (Battleship : BB-1) Warships--New York (State)--New York. Spanish-American War, 1898--Naval operations, American. United States.--Navy--History--Spanish-American War, 1898. Sailors. Parades--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) Sampson, William Thomas,--1840-1902--Anniversaries, etc. Schley, Winfield Scott,--1839-1909--Military leadership. Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) Rivers--New York (State) New York (N.Y.)--History, Naval--19th century. Actuality--Short. War (Nonfiction)--Short. RELATED NAMES White, James H. (James Henry), production. Blackton, James Stuart, 1875-1941, camera. Smith, Albert E., camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FEC 2893 (ref print) FPE 9302 (dupe neg) LC 1612b (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 1612
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