CAPTAIN NISSEN GOING THROUGH WHIRLPOOL RAPIDS, NIAGARA FALLS

by EDISON MANUFACTURING CO.
1901 / 35mm / b&w / sound / 1S / 2' 03




by Creators Unknown for Edison Manufacturing Co.

“The technology for recording the captain’s voyage was carefully coordinated with the voyage itself to produce not simply a victory over nature but a filmic record of that victory. The technology of the recording seems at least as complex as the technology of the boat.” —Scott MacDonald

Courtesy:
Paper Print Collection, Library of Congress
Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1893-1941

1 PRINT IN DISTRIBUTION


distribution format Digital file on server
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 29,976 fps
sound sound
rental fee 20,00 €