Film, Video A glimpse of the San Diego Exposition Educational of San Diego Exposition

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Title
A glimpse of the San Diego Exposition
Other Title
Educational of San Diego Exposition
Summary
The film begins from a single-camera position high above the Exposition grounds. The camera begins to pan from left to right, following the horizon. The picture includes all of the spires and buildings of the fair. Then the camera is moved to the Exposition midway. Includes shots of the exposition buildings in Balboa Park, a bridge that cost a quarter of a million dollars [Cabrillo Bridge], the California Building, the Horticultural Building, the Panama Canal exhibit, the Isthmus (location of boardwalk and rolling chairs), the Panama Film company exhibit (where Fatty Arbuckle walks by the camer in street clothes), the lagoon with trained fish and the Plaza de Panama, where little children feed pigeons.
Contributor Names
Sennett, Mack, 1880-1960, direction, writing.
Keystone Film Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Keystone, 1915.
Contents
A permanent bridge costing a quarter of a million dollars. -- Panoramic view. -- California Building, a permanent structure costing approximately three-quarters of a million. [Includes view of California Tower]. -- Horticultural Building containing specimens of vegetation from all parts of the world. [Actually shows another view of the California Building]. -- Panama Canal exhibit costing approximately two hundred thousand dollars. [Actually shows the Horticultural Building]. -- A miniature reproduction of The Locks of Gatuna of the Panama Canal. -- On the Isthmus. -- Panama Film Company's exhibit. One of the most interesting features of the fair, showing complete manufacturing of moving pictures. [Fatty Arbuckle across frame left to right, staring at the camera, then turns and runs out of frame, back to the left]. -- The Laguna filled with different specimens of trained fish who answer the dinner gong three times a day. -- Plaza de Panama. -- Pals. [shows toddlers playing with pigeons on the Plaza].
Subject Headings
-  Panama-California Exposition--(1915 :--San Diego, Calif.)
-  Balboa Park (San Diego, Calif.)
-  Cabrillo Bridge (San Diego, Calif.)
-  California Building (San Diego, Calif.)
-  California Tower (California Building, San Diego, Calif.)
-  Panama Canal Extravaganza (Panama-California Exposition, 1915, San Diego, Calif.)
-  Botanical Building (San Diego, Calif.)
-  Arbuckle, Roscoe,--1887-1933
Genre
Educational films
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  MP293 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Keystone Film Company (Mack Sennett, author); 18Feb15; MP293.
-  Appearing: Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle.
-  Duration: ca. 7 minutes.
-  Originally released together as a split reel with Ye olden grafter, according to the Moving picture world, v. 23, no. 10, p. 1448.
-  Filmed in Balboa Park, San Diego, California on January 3-4, 1915.
-  Summary taken from Early motion pictures, and from Mack Sennett's fun factory, p. 310.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 2893) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Both this paper print and Ye olden grafter were assigned the same number, LC 2893.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K., Early motion pictures, p. 121; Walker, B. Mack Sennett's fun factory, p. 310; Motion picture world, v. 23, no. 10, March 16, 1915, p. 1448, 1530.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (160 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 400 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 6093 (viewing print)
Box 1022A (paper pos)
Source Collection
Paper Print/Keystone Collection (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.mbrsmi/awal.2893
awal 2893s2
Library of Congress Control Number
00563595
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11893482
Description
The film begins from a single-camera position high above the Exposition grounds. The camera begins to pan from left to right, following the horizon. The picture includes all of the spires and buildings of the fair. Then the camera is moved to the Exposition midway. Includes shots of the exposition buildings in Balboa Park, a bridge that cost a quarter of a million dollars [Cabrillo Bridge], the California Building, the Horticultural Building, the Panama Canal exhibit, the Isthmus (location of boardwalk and rolling chairs), the Panama Film company exhibit (where Fatty Arbuckle walks by the camer in street clothes), the lagoon with trained fish and the Plaza de Panama, where little children feed pigeons.
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https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/00563595
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