Shooting captured insurgents

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SUMMARY

From Edison films catalog: A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture.

NOTES

Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46696.

Camera, William Heise.

Reenacted ca. July 1898, probably in New Jersey.

Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 458; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 10 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 34 [MI].

SUBJECTS

Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba--Drama.

Spanish-American War, 1898--Casualties--Drama.

Historical reenactments.

Executions and executioners--Drama.

Insurgency--Cuba--Drama.

Soldiers--Cuba--Drama.

Cubans--Drama.

Spaniards--Cuba--Drama.

Cuba--Armed forces--Drama.

Spain--Armed forces--Cuba--Drama.

War

RELATED NAMES

White, James H. (James Henry), production.

Heise, William, camera.

Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

CALL NUMBER

FEC 3002 (ref print)

LC 49 (paper pos)

DIGITAL ID

sawmp 0049 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0049

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