Film, Video The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1910
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Automation
Cylinder Recordings
Dictating Machines
Dictation (Office Practice)
Equipment and Supplies
Office Practice
Recording and Reproducing
Sales Personnel
Sound Recording Industry
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
United States
The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph /
Other Title
What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph
It's a busy day at the office, and the stenographer is exhausted from trying to keep up with the demands on her skills. Even when she stays late, she cannot catch up with all of the work. But then a man comes into the office to demonstrate the many advantages of the Edison System, his company's new business phonograph.
Contributor Names
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [Edison Manufacturing Co., 1910]
Subject Headings
-  Phonograph--Drama
-  Stenographers--United States--Drama
-  Thomas A. Edison, Inc.--Employees--Drama
-  Dictating machines--United States--Drama
-  Dictation (Office practice)--Drama
-  Shorthand--Transcription--Drama
-  Office practice--United States--Automation--Drama
-  Offices--United States--Drama
-  Sales personnel--United States--Drama
-  Sound recording industry--United States--Drama
-  Business--Drama
-  Cylinder recordings--Drama
-  Sound--Recording and reproducing--United States--Equipment and supplies--Drama
-  J146440-43 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Edison Mfg. Co.; 29Sept1910; J146440-43 [scenes 1-4].
-  Duration: 4:10 (part 1) and 4:24 (part 2) at 16 fps.
-  MAVIS 16743; The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Source used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912.
-  Received: 10-7-1982; viewing print and dupe neg pic; preservation; Edison Collection.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 9 min., ca. 225 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 9 min., ca. 225 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
Call Number
FEB 6074 (viewing print)
FPE 0424 (dupe neg pic)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 4058s1
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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