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Shooting captured insurgents
K: William Heise. P: James H. White / Edison Manufacturing Co. USA 1898
Print: Library of Congress
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]
Library of Congress Control Number 00694305
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. 50 feet. $7.50.
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