Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Language English
Subjects Mail Receiving and Forwarding Services
Title
Street mail car, U.S.P.O. /
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Mail receiving and forwarding services
Notes
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34992.
-  Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
-  Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 314.
-  The first scene appears to have been taken on a main thoroughfare of large city. In the immediate foreground is a horse-drawn U.S. mail vehicle waiting at the side of a streetcar track. Soon a streetcar approaches the camera position. It stops beside the mail vehicle and the driver unloads mail sacks from the streetcar. He then puts some sacks from his wagon onto the streetcar. As the film ends, both the streetcar and the horse-drawn mail delivery wagon leave the scene.
-  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 print and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (35 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (35 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number
FLA 4892 (ref print)
FRA 2875 (dupe neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
awal 1878 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.1878
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00564571
http://lccn.loc.gov/00564571


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