Film, Video Collecting mail, U.S.P.O. /
Articles and Essays with this item:
Mail Receiving and Forwarding Services
- Collecting mail, U.S.P.O. /
- Created / Published
- United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
- Subject Headings
- - Mail receiving and forwarding services
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34968.
- - Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
- - Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 61.
- - The subject is the movement of mail by the U.S. postal service. As the film begins, two types of mail boxes on a pole on the corner of a street can be seen. In the background, away from the camera position, are people going by on foot, as well as horse-drawn and electric streetcar transportation. At the end of the film, a man wearing the uniform of a mailman is seen approaching the mail boxes. He unlocks the boxes and removes the mail from both the small and large boxes.
- - Filmed August 10, 1903 in Washington, D.C.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Source used: Niver, Kemp R., Early motion pictures, 1985.
- - Received: 2/2000 from LC lab; ref prints and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- 1 reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
- 1 reel of 1 (90 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
- 1 reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
- Call Number
- FLA 3883 (ref print)
- FEC 3342 (ref print)
- FRA 2877 (dupe neg)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- awal 0869 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.0869
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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