Film, Video Star Theatre /
- Star Theatre /
- Other Title
- Star Theater
- star theater
- Created / Published
- United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902.
- Subject Headings
- - Star Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
- - Theaters--New York (State)--New York
- - Historic buildings--New York (State)--New York
- - Commercial buildings--New York (State)--New York
- - Construction workers--New York (State)--New York
- - Wrecking--New York (State)--New York
- - Time lapse cinematography
- - Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
- - New York (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18Apr1902; H16735.
- - Duration: 1:55 at 15 fps.
- - Camera, Frederick S. Armitage.
- - Photographed in 1901. Location: Broadway and 13th Street, New York, N.Y.
- - Using time-lapse photography, the film shows the demolition of the famous Star Theatre. Judging from the various exposures, the work must have gone on for a period of approximately thirty days. The theater opened in 1861 as "Wallack's Theatre," and was re-christened the "Star" in 1883. It was well known for it's excellent productions, and a number of celebrated actors and actresses worked there, among them Ellen Terry. The celebrated English actor Henry Irving made his first stage appearance in America at the Star.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Received: 4/18/02; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
- - Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; arch negs; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - Received: 1990/91 from LC lab; ref prints, dupe negs, and masterpos; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- 1 roll (125 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number
- LC 1874 (paper pos)
- FEB 9823 (ref print)
- FEB 9782 (ref print, copy 2)
- FPE 5357 (dupe neg)
- FPE 5358 (dupe neg, copy 2)
- FPE 5558 (dupe neg, copy 3)
- FPE 5359 (masterpos)
- FPE 5444 (arch neg)
- FPE 5612 (arch neg, copy 2)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- lcmp002 m2b01464 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2b01464
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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