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Execution of Czolgosz, with Panorama of Auburn Prison
B&W : Short film
Directed by Edwin S. Porter
Edison Manufacturing Company production; distributed by Edison Manufacturing Company. / © 9 November 1901 by Thomas A. Edison [H10605]. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot at Auburn Prison in Auburn, New York, and at the Edison film studios in New York, New York.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Buildings - Death - Electric chairs - Executions - Locomotives - Medical examiners - Prisons - Railroad cars - Smoke - Steam - Trains - USA: New York: Auburn
Listing updated: 10 August 2010.
References: Fell-History p. 37; Musser-Emerge pp. 320, 330, 601; Niver-Early p. 94; Robinson-Palace p. 80.
Home video: DVD.