Film, Video Broadway & Union Square, New York /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Location Broadway
New York
Union Square
Language English
Subjects Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
Horse Drawn Rail Cars
New York
New York (State)
Union Square (New York, N.Y.)
Broadway & Union Square, New York /
Other Title
Broadway and Union Square, New York
Scene on Broadway
Broadway and Union Square, New York
A horse-drawn street car with a sign for Broadway pulls away from the camera with a full compliment of passengers. Another approaches the camera position and they pass. The first car stops to pick up and drop off passengers. Pedestrians walk pass on both sides of the street.
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Horse-drawn rail cars--New York (State)--New York
-  Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
-  Union Square (New York, N.Y.)
-  Transportation--New York (State)--New York
-  H33290 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 8Jul1903; H33290.
-  Main title lacking.
-  Camera, Arthur W. Marvin.
-  Duration: 0:22 at 15 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1389) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Photographed August 19, 1901. Location: Broadway and 14th Street, New York, N.Y.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver. K. Early motion pictures, p. 37; Catalog of copyright entries: motion pictures, 1894-1912, p. 8.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  Copy one 35 mm. dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 7198 to FZA 2317.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (16 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (16 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FLA 4403 (viewing print)
FEB 9818 (viewing print)
FRA 0317 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2317 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5557 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
Box 0161C (paper pos)
Box 5009B (paper pos, copy 2)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp002 m2a23110
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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