Film, Video What happened in the tunnel /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Anderson, Gilbert M.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Porter, Edwin S.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1903
Location United States
Language English
Subjects African American Women
Household Employees
Lady's Maids
Practical Jokes
Railroad Passenger Cars
Railroad Travel
Railroad Tunnels
Sexual Behavior
United States
Young Men
Young Women
What happened in the tunnel /
From Edison films catalog: Interior of railroad coach. Pretty young lady and colored maid occupying seat. Young man in rear seat tries to attract young lady's attention. She drops her handkerchief. Young man picks it up and hands it to her, and then takes advantage of the opportunity and leans over the back of her seat and begins to make love to her. As the train enters a tunnel he tries to put his arms around her, and when the train emerges from the tunnel he is hugging and kissing the colored maid, the young lady in the meantime having changed seats with the maid. 60 Ft. $7.20.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., production, camera.
Anderson, Gilbert M., 1882-1971.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Railroad travel--United States--Drama
-  Railroad tunnels--United States--Drama
-  Kissing--Drama
-  Young men--Sexual behavior--United States--Drama
-  Young women--Sexual behavior--United States--Drama
-  Railroad passenger cars--United States--Drama
-  Household employees--United States--Drama
-  African American women--Drama
-  Practical jokes--Drama
-  H37683 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 6Nov1903; H37683.
-  Cast: G. M. Anderson.
-  Duration: 0:59 at 16 fps.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 262-63; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906, p. 27 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEB 9415 (ref print)
LC 646 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 0646
Library of Congress Catalog Number
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