About the film
Admiral Dewey Leading Land Parade
Release Date: October 20, 1899
|Director||:||James H. White|
George Dewey was an admiral in the U.S. Navy who is best remembered for his victory at Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War, which he won without the death of a single person in the battle. Needless to say since he was a big hero in this country Edison decided to film him at various stages and release them to make some money.