Format Film, Video
Dates 1904
Location East Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
Language English
Subjects East Pittsburgh
Electric Industry Workers
Factories
Manufactures
Manufacturing Processes
Pennsylvania
Silent Films
Turbines
Westinghouse Machine Company
Title
Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse works /
Other Title
Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse Co. works
Description
Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48412 Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:42 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC A turbine is shown operating. Two men walk up to it, check the running of various parts on it, and write their findings down on paper. A third man is seen walking through a few times, once stopping to look at one of the men's writings. Biograph catalog no. 2907; code name (for telegraphic orders) Retacada. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. NCN045661; Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse Works. DLC Filmed May 5, 1904, probably at the Westinghouse Machine Co. in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI]; Biograph Co. prod. records [MI]. Received: 2/4/93 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 6/22/92 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 7/23/04; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. 1 reel of 1 (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. 1 reel of 1 (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. 1 roll (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Turbines--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Westinghouse Machine Company
-  Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Silent films
Notes
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48412
-  Original main title lacking. DLC
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Duration: 2:42 at 15 fps.
-  For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC
-  A turbine is shown operating. Two men walk up to it, check the running of various parts on it, and write their findings down on paper. A third man is seen walking through a few times, once stopping to look at one of the men's writings.
-  Biograph catalog no. 2907; code name (for telegraphic orders) Retacada.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  NCN045661; Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse Works. DLC
-  Filmed May 5, 1904, probably at the Westinghouse Machine Co. in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI]; Biograph Co. prod. records [MI].
-  Received: 2/4/93 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 6/22/92 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 7/23/04; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 1624 (ref print)
FPE 7049 (dupe neg)
LC 1948 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
westhpp 1948 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/westhpp.1948
Library of Congress Catalog Number
96522014
http://lccn.loc.gov/96522014


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