Film, Video Loading mail car, U.S.P.O. /
Articles and Essays with this item:
Railway Mail Cars
- Loading mail car, U.S.P.O. /
- Created / Published
- United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
- Subject Headings
- - Railway mail cars
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34993.
- - Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
- - Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 187.
- - This film, part of series on the various activities of the Post Office, starts with a scene of a large railroad mail car on a siding. A horse-drawn, four-wheeled vehicle with a sign "U.S. Mail" on the side proceeds away from the camera toward the mail car. The vehicle stops, the driver gets out, and, as the film ends, he is seen unloading the cart and putting mail bags in the train.
- - Filmed July 30, 1903 in Washington, D.C.
- - Source used: Niver, Kemp R., Early motion pictures, 1985.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - 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 3894 (ref print)
- FEC 1822 (ref print)
- FRA 1115 (dupe neg)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- awal 0880 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.0880
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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