2nd Special Service Battalion, Canadian Infantry--parade /
"This picture shows the Canadian troops departing from Quebec for the war in the Transvaal. The scene opens with the soldiers clad in campaign uniform, marching under the triumphal arch, cheered by thousands of spectators who are waving English flags"--Edison films catalog.
72831 U.S. Copyright Office
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 7Nov1899; 72831.
Duration: 3:12 at 16 fps.
Filmed October 30, 1899, in Québec, Canada.
Paper print shelf number (LC 2184) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
LC also holds 2nd Special Service Battalion, Canadian Infantry, embarking for South Africa, which is the second part of Canadian troops departing from Quebec for the Transvaal.
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Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 559; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 291; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 3 [MI]; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 959.
Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Paper print roll lacking suffix.