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INVENTING ENTERTAINMENT: Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings from the Thomas A. Edison Companies


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Tape 8
LC Number: VXA 8573 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 49 minutes

Title of Film Duration Original Source Donor
[Newark Athlete] ? FEB 9908 Edison
[Dickson Greeting] ? FEB 9908 Edison
[Men Boxing] ? FEB 9908 Edison
[Newark Athlete] ? ? Hendricks
Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze, Jan. 7, 1894 ? ? Hendricks
[Athlete with Wand] ? ? Hendricks
Sandow ? ? Hendricks
Carmencita ? ? Hendricks
The Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton's) ? ? Hendricks
Caicedo (with Pole) ? ? Hendricks
Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph ? ? Hendricks
Glenroy Bros., [no. 2] ? ? Hendricks
Sioux Ghost Dance ? ? Hendricks
Buffalo Dance ? ? Hendricks
Leonard-Cushing Fight ? ? Hendricks
Hadj Cheriff ? ? Hendricks
Luis Martinetti ? ? Hendricks
Bucking Broncho ? ? Hendricks
Annie Oakley ? ? Hendricks
Imperial Japanese Dance ? FEA 8439 AFI/Holt
Robetta and Doretto, [no. 2] ? ? Hendricks
Band Drill ? ? Hendricks
[Dickson Experimental Sound Film] ? FLA 374 Dunston
Princess Ali ? ? Hendricks
The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots ? ? Hendricks
Amy Muller 0:56 ? Hendricks
Mary Irwin Kiss ? ? Hendricks
Herald Square ? ? Hendricks
Unidentified film ? ? Hendricks
Shooting the Chutes ? ? Hendricks
Passaic Falls ? ? Hendricks
The Lone Fisherman ? ? Hendricks
Interrupted Lovers ? ? Hendricks
Feeding the Doves ? ? Hendricks
A Morning Bath ? ? Hendricks
The Burning Stable ? ? Hendricks
Mounted Police Charge ? ? Hendricks
Going to the fire ? ? Hendricks
A Morning FLArm ? ? Hendricks
Black Diamond Express ? ? Hendricks
American Falls from Above, American Side ? ? Hendricks
Police Patrol Wagon ? ? Hendricks
The First Sleigh-Ride ? ? Hendricks
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 8
Seminary Girls ? FEA 8708 AFI/Holt
Pillow Fight ? FEA 8492 AFI/Holt
Waterfall in the Catskills ? FEC 2768 PP
Falls of Minnehaha ? FEC 2769 PP
Buffalo Stockyards ? FPE 7954 PP
Buffalo Police on Parade ? ? PP
Buffalo Fire Department in Action ? ? PP
Giant Coal Dumper ? ? PP
Corner Madison and State Streets, Chicago ? FEC 2762 PP
Armour's Electric Trolley ? FEC 2306 PP
Sheep Run, Chicago Stockyards ? FEC 2303 PP
Cattle Driven to Slaughter ? ? PP
Racing at Sheepshead Bay ? FEC 2770 PP
Free-For-All Race at Charter Oak Park ? FEC 2761 PP
Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway ? ? PP
Admiral Cigarette ? FEC 2318 PP
Overland Express Arriving at Helena, Mont. ? FEB 9409 PP
Coaches Arriving at Mammoth Hot Springs ? FEC 2830 PP
Tourists Going Round Yellowstone Park ? FEB 9646 PP
Lower Falls, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone Park ? FEC 2829 PP
S.S. "Queen" Loading ? FEC 2316 PP
Loading Baggage for Klondike, no. 6 ? ? PP
S.S. "Queen" Leaving Dock ? FEC 2753 PP
Horses Loading for Klondike, no. 9 ? ? PP
S.S. "Williamette" Leaving for Klondike ? FPB 3020 PP
First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8 ? ? PP
Fast Mail, Northern Pacific R.R. ? ? PP
Dancing Darkey Boy 0:27 FPC 3486 PP
Fisherman's Luck ? FEC 2754 PP
Bowery Waltz ? FPE 7961 PP
Charity Ball ?
Leander Sisters ? FEC 2755 PP
Cupid and Psyche ? FEA 8721 PP
Sutro Baths, no. 1 ? FEC 1495 PP
Sutro Baths ? FEC 1124 PP
Lurline Baths ? FEC 1493 PP
Fisherman's Wharf ? ? PP
Fishing Smacks ? FEC 2754 PP
Arrest in Chinatown, San Fran., Cal. ? ? ?
S.S. "Coptic" at Dock ? FEC 2757 PP
S.S. "Coptic" Sailing Away ? FEC 2315 PP
S.S. "Coptic" in the Harbor ? FEC 2758 PP
Surf at Monterey ? FEC 2764 PP
Hotel Del Monte ? FEC 2763 PP
Launch of Life Boat ? ? PP
Capsize of Lifeboat ? FEC 1625 PP
Return of Lifeboat ? FEC 1494 PP
Crissie Sheridan ? FEC 2176 PP
Wash Day in Mexico ? FEB 9466 PP
What Demoralized the Barber Shop ? FLA 5964 PP
Donor: Edison = Edison Collection; Hendricks = Hendricks Collection; AFI/Holt = American Film Institute/H.L. Holt Collection; Dunston = Glenwood W. Dunston Collection; PP = Paper Prints


Tape 9 (Includes titles from The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, 1898-1901)
LC Number: VXA 8574 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 60 minutes

Title of Film (Spanish-American War titles in Italics) Duration Original Source Donor
South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. ? FEC 2825 PP
Going Through the Tunnel ? FEC 2838 PP
Sunset Limited, Southern Pacific Ry. ? FEC 2313 PP
Freight Train ? FEC 2824 PP
Launch of Japanese Man-of-War Chitose ? ? ?
Launching, no. 2 ? FEC 2837 PP
After Launching ? FEC 2852 PP
Union Iron Works ? FEC 2848 PP
Feeding Sea Gulls ? FEC 2851 PP
Procession of Floats ? FEC 2842 PP
Native Daughters ? FEC 2850 PP
Parade of Chinese ? FEC 2849 PP
Mount Tamalpais R.R., no. 1 ? ? ?
Mount Tamalpais R.R., no. 2 ? FEB 9653 PP
Mount Taw R.R., no. 3 ? FEC 1627 PP
Hockey Match on the Ice ? FPE 7719 PP
Burial of the "Maine" Victims ? FEC 2885 PP
N.Y. Journal Despatch Yacht "Buccaneer" ? FEB 9809 PP
Wreck of the Battleship "Maine" ? FEC 2872 PP
U.S. Battleship "Indiana" ? FEC 2874 PP
Street Arab ? ? PP
Cuban Refugees Waiting for Rations ? FEC 2882 PP
Troops Embarking at San Fran. ? ? ?
Troop Ships for the Philippines ? FEC 2880 PP
Roosevelt's Rough Riders Embarking for Santiago ? FEC 2891 PP
Cuban Volunteers Embarking ? FEC 2886 PP
U.S. Troops Landing at Daiquiri, Cuba ? FEA 7621 T.R.Assoc.
Pack Mules With Ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba ? FEA 7324 T.R. Assoc.
Troops Making Military Road in Front of Santiago ? FEA 7619 T.R.Assoc.
The Fleet Steaming Up North River ? FEC 2893 PP
Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb ? FEC 2884 PP
Close View of the "Brooklyn", Naval Parade ? FEC 2879 PP
Statue of Liberty ? ? ?
Little Mischief ? FEA 8497 AFI/Holt
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 9
Ella Lola, a la Trilby ? ? PP
Turkish Dance, Ella Lola ? ? PP
Sleighing Scene ? ? ?
Astor Battery on Parade ? FEC 2156 ?
Bicycle Trick Riding, no. 2 ? FEC 2205 PP
Arabian Gun Twirler ? FEC 2487 PP
Three Acrobats ? FEC 2273 PP
Cripple Creek Bar-Room Scene ? FEC 2826 PP
104th Street Curve, New York, Elevated Railway ? FEB 9826 PP
U.S. Cruiser "Raleigh" ? FEC 2827 PP
Morning Colors on U.S. Cruiser "Raleigh" ? FEC 2821 PP
Pilot Boats in N.Y. Harbor ? ? ?
Advance of Kansas Volunteers at Caloocan ? FEC 2820 PP
U.S. Troops and Red Cross in the Trenches Before Caloocan ? FEC 2822 PP
Capture of Trenches at Candaba ? FEC 2840 PP
Filipinos Retreat from Trenches ? FEC 2841 PP
U.S. Infantry Supported by Rough Riders at El Caney ? FEC 2939 PP
Skirmish of Rough Riders ? FEC 2798 PP
New York Police Parade ? ? ?
Mesmerist and Country Couple ? FEC 2823 PP
White Horse Rapids ? FEB 9408 PP
Donor: T.R. Assoc. = Theodore Roosevelt Association; AFI/Holt = American Film Institute/H.L. Holt; PP = Paper Prints


Tape 10 (Includes titles from The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, 1898-1901)
LC Number: VXA 8575 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 62 minutes

Title of Film (Spanish-American War titles in Italics) Duration Original Source Donor
New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 1 ? ? ?
New Brooklyn to New York Via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 2 ? FEC 1599 PP
Fun in Camp ? FEC 2845 PP
Trick Bears ? FEC 2844 PP
Love and War ? FEC 2310 PP
The Astor Tramp ? FEC 2846 PP
Tenderloin at Night ? FPE 7669 PP
Admiral Dewey Landing at Gibraltar ? FLA 5963 PP
Admiral Dewey Receiving the Washington and New York Committees ? FEA 4660 Brook.
Found.
Admiral Dewey Taking Leave of Washington Committee on the U.S. Cruiser "Olympia" ? FEC 2881 PP
U.S. Cruiser "Olympia" Leading Naval Parade ? FEC 2892 PP
Admiral Dewey Leading Land Parade ? FLA 5965 PP
"Columbia" Winning the Cup ? FEB 9273 PP
2nd Special Service Battalion, Canadian Infantry--Parade ? FPE 7938 PP
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 10
2nd Special Service--Embarking ? ? ?
Dick Croker Leaving Tammany Hall ? FEB 9404 PP
Why Jones Discharged His Clerks ? FEB 9682 PP
Why Mrs. Jones Got a Divorce ? FEB 9314 PP
A Dull Razor ? FEB 9696 PP
An Animated Luncheon ? FEB 9410 PP
Faust and Marguerite ? FEC 2806 PP
The Magician ? FEC 2807 PP
The Kiss ? FEB 9561 PP
An Artist's Dream ? FEB 9369 PP
The Mystic Swing ? FEB 9693 PP
Uncle Josh in a Spooky Hotel ? ? PP
Uncle Josh's Nightmare ? FEC 2808 PP
Boers Bringing in British Prisoners ? FEC 2836 PP
Capture of Boer Battery by British ? FEC 2809 PP
Charge of Boer Cavalry [no. 1] ? FEC 2803 PP
Capture of Boer Battery ? FEC 2799 PP
Charge of Boer Cavalry [no. 2] ? FEC 2804 PP
Battle of Mafeking ? FEC 2308 PP
English Lancers Charging ? FEC 2800 PP
Donor: Brook Found. = Brook Foundation; PP = Paper Prints


Tape 11
LC Number: VXA 8576 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 59 minutes

Title of Film Duration Original Source Donor
Red Cross Ambulance on Battlefield ? FEC 2847 PP
Panoramic View of Newport ? FEB 9437 PP
Discharging a Whitehead Torpedo ? FEB 9742 PP
Exploding a Whitehead Torpedo ? FEB 9405 PP
Torpedo Boat "Morris" Running ? FEB 9407 PP
Panorama of Gorge Railway ? FEB 9730 PP
New Black Diamond Express ? FEB 9412 PP
Bombardment of the Taku Forts, By the Allied Fleets ? FEC 2312 PP
A Storm at Sea ? FEC 2805 PP
Burning of the Standard Oil Co's Tanks, Bayonne, N.J. ? FEB 9399 PP
Champs Elysees ? FEB 9447 PP
Palace of Electricity ? FEB 9307 PP
Panorama of Eiffel Tower ? FEB 9621 PP
Panorama of Place de L'Opera ? FEB 9622 PP
Scene from the Elevator Ascending Eiffel Tower ? FEB 9860 PP
Champs de Mars ? FEB 9639 PP
Eiffel Tower from Trocadero Palace ? FEB 9448 PP
Esplanade des Invalides ? FEB 9401 PP
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 11
Panorama of the Paris Exposition, from the Seine ? FEB 9859 PP
Panorama of the Moving Boardwalk ? FEB 9311 PP
Panorama from the Moving Boardwalk ? FEC 2818 PP
Scene in the Swiss Village at Paris Exposition ? FEB 9586 PP
Swiss Village, no. 2 ? FEB 9553 PP
Panoramic View of the Champs Elysees ? FEB 9321 PP
Panoramic View of the Place de L'Concord ? FEB 9414 PP
Breaking of the Crowd at Military Review at Longchamps ? FEB 9521 PP
The Mysterious Cafe ? FEB 9339 PP
Searching Ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for Dead Bodies ? FEB 9406 PP
Bird's-Eye View of Dock Front, Galveston ? FEB 9509 PP
Launching a Stranded Schooner from the Docks ? FEB 9444 PP
Panorama of Galveston Power House ? FEB 9449 PP
Panorama of Orphans Home, Galveston ? FEB 9443 PP
Panorama of Wreckage of Water Front ? FEB 9400 PP
Panoramic View of Tremont Hotel, Galveston ? FEB 9592 PP
Congress of Nations ? FEC 2816 PP
Hooligan Assists the Magician ? FEC 2817 PP
Donor: PP = Paper Prints


Tape 12
LC Number: VXA 8577 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 17 minutes

Title of Film Duration Original Source Donor
The Enchanted Drawing ? FEB 9701 PP
Maude's Naughty Little Brother ? FEB 9714 PP
The Clown and the Alchemist ? FEC 2832 PP
Naval Apprentices at Sail Drill on Historic Ship Constellation ? FEC 2831 PP
Gun Drill by Naval Cadets at Newport Training School ? FEB 9454 PP
Gymnasium Exercises and Drill at Newport Training School ? FEB 9438 PP
Naval Sham Battle at Newport ? FEB 9439 PP
The Artist's Dilemma ? FEB 9689 PP
Grandma and the Bad Boys ? FEC 2815 PP
Love in a Hammock ? FEB 9716 PP
Donor: PP = Paper Prints


Tape 13
LC Number: VXA 8578 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 58 minutes

Title of Film Duration Original Source Donor
Arrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec ? FEC 2154 PP
Aunt Sallie's Wonderful Bustle ? FEB 9700 PP
Building a Harbor at San Pedro ? FEC 1629 PP
The Burglar's Slide for Life ? FEB 9736 PP
Buster's Dog to the Rescue ? FEB 9720 PP
Buster and Tige Put a Baloon Vender Out of Business [sic] ? FEB 9720 PP
Buster and the Dude ? FEB 9720 PP
Buster Makes Room for His Mama at the Bargain Counter ? FEB 9720 PP
Buster's Revenge on the Tramp ? FEB 9720 PP
Catching an Early Train ? FEB 9331 PP
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 13
European Rest Cure ? FEB 9738 PP
Fireboat "New Yorker" Answering an Alarm ? FEB 9346 PP
The Gay Shoe Clerk ? FEB 9413 PP
How a French Nobleman Got a Wife Through the New York Herald Personal Columns ? FEB 9452 PP
Life Rescue at Long Branch ? FEB 9297 PP
Donor: PP = Paper Prints


Tape 14 (Includes titles from The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, 1898-1901)
LC Number: VXA 8579 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 63 minutes

Title of Film (Spanish-American War titles in Italics) Duration Original Source Donor
The Little Train Robbery ? FEB 9325 PP
Maniac Chase ? FEB 9740 PP
The Messenger Boy's Mistake ? FEB 9353 PP
Montreal Fire Department on Runners ? FEC 2201 PP
A Romance of the Rail ? FEB 9429 PP
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 14
Rube and Mandy at Coney Island ? FEB 9451 PP
Rube Couple at County Fair ? FEB 9456 PP
Terrible Teddy, the Grizzly King ? FEC 2148 PP
25th Infantry ? FEC 2148 T.R.
Assoc.
What Happened in the Tunnel ? FEB 9415 PP
The Dandy Fifth ? FEC 2890 PP
General Wheeler and Secretary Alger ? FEC 2887 PP
McKinley and Party ? FEC 2883 PP
President Roosevelt and Rough Riders ? FEC 2878 PP
Roosevelt's Rough Riders ? FEC 2888 PP
Sampson and Schley Controversy--Tea Party ? FEC 2889 PP
Wreck of the "Vizcaya" ? FEC 2873 PP
Donor: T.R. Assoc. = Theodore Roosevelt Association; PP = Paper Prints

Tape 15
LC Number: VXA 8580 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 62 minutes

Title of Film Duration Original Source Donor
A Day with Thomas A. Edison ? ? Edison
Only the previous title falls within the first thirty minutes of Tape 15
The Stenographer's Friend ? ? Edison
Down the Old Potomac ? FLA 1477 G. Kleine
Donor: Edison = Thomas A. Edison Collection; G. Kleine = George Kleine Collection


Tape 16 (Includes titles from The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, 1898-1901)
LC Number: VXA 8581 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 45 minutes

Title of Film (Spanish-American War titles in Italics) Duration Original Source Donor
Gold and Diamond Mines of South Africa ? FLA 1532 G.Kleine
The Good Sport (James Montgomery Flagg's Girls You Know) ? FLA 1533 G.Kleine
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 16
R.F.D. 10,000 B.C. ? FLA 1782 G.Kleine
Blanket-Tossing a New Recruit ? FLA 4368 PP
An Historic Feat ? FLA 3865 PP
Packing Ammunition on Mules, Cuba ? FLA 4371 PP
Raising Old Glory Over Morro Castle ? FLA 4046 PP
Secretary Long and Captain Sigsbee ? FLA 3354 PP
Soldiers Washing Dishes ? FLA 4366 PP
Transport "Whitney" Leaving Dock ? FLA 3340 PP
War Correspondents ? FLA 4231 PP
Donor: G. Kleine = George Kleine Collection; PP = Paper Prints


Tape 17 (Includes titles from The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, 1898-1901)
LC Number: VXA 8582 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 57 minutes

Title of Film (Spanish-American War titles in Italics) Duration Original Source Donor
Admiral Dewey Leading Land Parade, No. 2 ? ? ?
Colored Troops Disembarking ? FEC 3003 PP
Cuban Ambush ? FEC 3004 PP
The Dewey Arch ? FEC 3001 PP
Duke of York at Montreal and Quebec ? FEC 2275 PP
General Lee's Procession, Havana ? FEC 3009 PP
Military Camp at Tampa, Taken from Train ? FEC 3006 PP
Morro Castle, Havana Harbor ? FEC 2998 PP
The Old Maid Having Her Picture Taken ? FEB 9715 PP
Parade of Marines, U.S. Cruiser, "Brooklyn" ? FEC 2996 PP
Sampson-Schley Controversy ? FEC 3007 PP
Shooting Captured Insurgents ? FEC 3002 PP
Street Car Chivalry ? FEB 9363 PP
10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion Leaving Cars ? FEC 3008 PP
Troops at Evacuation of Havana ? FEC 2877 PP
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 17
The Unappreciated Joke ? FEB 9371 PP
U.S. Battleship "Oregon" ? FEC 2999 PP
"Vizcaya" Under Full Headway ? FEC 3000 PP
Wounded Soldiers Embarking in Row Boats ? FEC 3005 PP
The Voice of the Violin ? FAB 6129, 6134 (?) Edison
Donor: Edison = Thomas A. Edison Collection; PP = Paper Prints


Tape 18 (Includes titles from The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, 1898-1901)
LC Number: VXB 4614 (Digital Beta Master)
Duration: 40 minutes

Title of Film (Spanish-American War titles in Italics) Duration Original Source Donor
Buffalo Police on Parade ? FEC 3125 PP
The Great Train Robbery ? FEB 9453 PP
Giant Coal Dumper ? FEC 2268 PP
Aguinaldo's Navy ? FEB 9466 PP
Jack and the Beanstalk ? FEB 9373 PP
Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show ? FEB 9338 PP
Battle of Mafeking ? FEC 2308 PP
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 18
71st Regiment, Camp Wyckoff ? FLA 4868 PP
Governor Roosevelt and Staff ? FLA 3800 PP
9th Infantry Boys' Morning Wash ? FLA 4343 PP
Major General Shafter ? FLA 3242 PP
Trained Cavalry Horses ? FLA 3971 PP
Observation Train Following Parade ? FLA 4221 PP
U.S. Cavalry Supplies Unloading at Tampa, Florida ? FLA 3052 PP
Donor: PP = Paper Prints
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