Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Language English
Subjects Messengers
Postal Service
Title
Special delivery messenger, U.S.P.O. /
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Messengers
-  Postal service
Notes
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34970.
-  Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
-  Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 307.
-  As the scene opens, the front of a house, the shrubbery, a staircase, and the sidewalk are visible. From camera left, using a flying dismount, comes a bicycle rider in the uniform of a special delivery messenger. After parking his bicyle, he goes up the stairs to the front door of the house. A woman emerges, he hands her a letter, returns to his bicycle, then rides off out of the scene.
-  Filmed August 7, 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 print and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number
FLA 3320 (ref print)
FRA 0634 (dupe neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
awal 0306 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.0306
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00564570
http://lccn.loc.gov/00564570


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