Film, Video Casting a guide box, Westinghouse works /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1904
Location East Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
Trafford
Language English
Subjects East Pittsburgh
Factories
Founding
Foundry Workers
Manufacturing Processes
Pennsylvania
Trafford
Westinghouse Foundries
Title
Casting a guide box, Westinghouse works /
Other Title
Westinghouse works.
Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1
westinghouse works.
westinghouse works--paper print collection. compilation reel 1
Summary
A large bucket full of molten material is poured into a large container, possibly a mold, by a group of men using machinery. Some other men stoke the fire under the container. When finished pouring, the men lift the bucket up from the container and take it away on a crane. Two men put prods down repeatedly into the container, while others lay covers on top of it.
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Westinghouse Foundries
-  Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Trafford
-  Founding--Pennsylvania--Trafford
-  Foundry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
Notes
-  H48415 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48415.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Duration: 2:41 (part 1) and 2:55 (part 2) at 15 fps.
-  Viewing print (16 mm.) on reel with eight other titles.
-  Biograph production no. 2916.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1974) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed May 14, 1904, at the Westinghouse Foundries in Trafford City, Pennsylvania.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Digital files are on the American Memory exhibit: Inside an American factory. See LC online catalog record no. 2002564464.
-  This film, along with 20 other short films, was selected for the National Film Registry under the title Westinghouse works.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 358; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI]; Biograph Co. prod. records [MI]; the Internet movie database WWW site, viewed 10-23-2012; M/B/RS preliminary catalog card.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 6729 to FZA 2304.
Medium
1 film reel (127 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (318 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (127 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (318 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 320 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 320 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number
FLA 5896 (viewing print)
FEA 9020 (viewing print)
FRA 2947 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2304 (dupe neg pic)
Box 1172A (paper pos)
Box 5808A (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
westhpp 1974s1 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/westhpp.1974
Library of Congress Catalog Number
96521941
http://lccn.loc.gov/96521941


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