sábado, 15 de febrero de 2020

. No es fotografía antigua, son peliculas de historia. The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures. Library of Congress.




Por su interés histórico, como complemento a la fotografía antigua que es, también, historia antigua les presento un link a la Biblioteca del Congreso de USA donde se pueden ver 68 cortos, muy cortos films, sobre la guerra hispano americana de 1898, realizados por la Edison Company



About this Collection

This presentation features 68 motion pictures, produced between 1898 and 1901, of the Spanish-American War and the subsequent Philippine Revolution. The Spanish-American War was the first U.S. war in which the motion picture camera played a role. These films were made by the Edison Manufacturing Company and the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company and consist of actualities filmed in the U.S., Cuba, and the Philippines, showing troops, ships, notable figures, and parades, as well as reenactments of battles and other war-time events. The Special Presentation presents the motion pictures in chronological order together with brief essays that provide a historical context for their filming.

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