Film, Video Princeton and Yale football game Yale-Princeton football game

About this Item

Title
Princeton and Yale football game
Other Title
Yale-Princeton football game
Summary
"First is shown a fine panoramic view of the grandstand at the Yale field, showing the enormous gathering of football enthusiasts who have come from far and near to witness the giants struggle for the collegiate championship. The Tigers are next seen entering the field on a run, closely followed by the Yale men. The principal plays of the game are next seen. Some of the good work of Captain DeWitt, of Princeton, and Hogan, of Yale, is also shown. The finest football picture ever secured in animated photography"--Edison films catalog.
Princeton Tigers vs. Yale Bulldogs, November 14, 1903. The camera was moved to many positions throughout the stadium, which contained an estimated 50,000 spectators. The opening scene was a complete pan around the locale, showing the crowd assembled to watch the game. The remaining scenes were photographed from various positions throughout the football field, showing the game in progress. There is line play shown as well as broken-field running.
Contributor Names
Abadie, Alfred C. (Alfred Camille), 1878-1950, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Princeton University--Football
-  Yale University--Football
-  College sports
-  DeWitt, John,--1881-1930
-  Hogan, James J.,--1874-1910
Genre
Filmed football games
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Silent films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H38332 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 19Nov03; H38332.
-  Appearing: John DeWitt, James Hogan.
-  Cameraman, A.C. Abadie.
-  Duration: 3:47 at 16 fps.
-  Corrected footage from annotated copy of Early motion pictures in Library of Congress Moving Image Research Center.
-  Filmed November 14, 1903 in New Haven, Connecticut.
-  Most of second summary from Early motion pictures.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 2164) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 263; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 865; Edison films catalog, no. 228, July, 1906, p. 47 viewed online via the New Jersey Digital Highway, August 5, 2016; Princeton Alumni Weekly, November 13, 2013, viewed online, August 5, 2016.
-  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 (98 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (98 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (98 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 230 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 230 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 5178 (viewing print)
FRA 2124 (dupe neg pic)
FRA 2125 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
FRB 0937 (master pos pic)
Box 0121A (paper pos)
Box 5536D (paper pos, copy 2)
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.2164
Library of Congress Control Number
00563607
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11897448
Description
"First is shown a fine panoramic view of the grandstand at the Yale field, showing the enormous gathering of football enthusiasts who have come from far and near to witness the giants struggle for the collegiate championship. The Tigers are next seen entering the field on a run, closely followed by the Yale men. The principal plays of the game are next seen. Some of the good work of Captain DeWitt, of Princeton, and Hogan, of Yale, is also shown. The finest football picture ever secured in animated photography"--Edison films catalog. Princeton Tigers vs. Yale Bulldogs, November 14, 1903. The camera was moved to many positions throughout the stadium, which contained an estimated 50,000 spectators. The opening scene was a complete pan around the locale, showing the crowd assembled to watch the game. The remaining scenes were photographed from various positions throughout the football field, showing the game in progress. There is line play shown as well as broken-field running.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/00563607
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

Rights & Access

The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as holders of publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions.

While the Library is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17, U.S.C.) or any other restrictions in the materials in America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894-1915, there may be content protected as "works for hire" (copyright may be held by the party that commissioned the original work) and/or under the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations. The Library is eager to hear from individuals or institutions that have information about these materials or know of their history.

Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. Users should consult the catalog information that accompanies each item for specific information. This catalog data provides the details known to the Library of Congress regarding the corresponding item and may assist users in making independent assessments of the legal status of these items as related to their desired uses.

Suggested credit line: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Abadie, Alfred C. , Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Princeton and Yale football game. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1903. Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00563607/.

APA citation style:

Abadie, A. C., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1903) Princeton and Yale football game. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00563607/.

MLA citation style:

Abadie, Alfred C. , Camera, et al. Princeton and Yale football game. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00563607/>.