Film, Video Panorama view street car motor room /

Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Bitzer, G. W.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Dates 1904
Location East Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
Language English
Subjects East Pittsburgh
Electric Industry Workers
Electric Motor Industry
Factories
Manufacturing Processes
Pennsylvania
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Title
Panorama view street car motor room /
Other Title
Westinghouse works.
Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2
Panorama motor room, Westinghouse works
Panoramic view streetcar motor room
Summary
A camera moving forward on an overhead crane gives a traveling view of men working on machinery. Carts carrying parts and pieces of machinery pass by on rails; cranes lift machinery; and men perform their various duties, including hammering objects.
Contributor Names
Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
-  Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Electric motor industry--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
Notes
-  H45147 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 2May1904; H45147.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Erroneous segment title on LC's 16 mm. viewing print (FLA 5897) is Panoramic view streetcar motor room.
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Duration: 2:35 at 15 fps.
-  Viewing print (16 mm.) on reel with ten other titles.
-  Biograph production no. 2872.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 2126) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed April 21, 1904, probably at the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. in East Pittsburgh, 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 8574 to FZA 2320.
Medium
1 film reel (60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (145 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (145 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 roll (ca. 145 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
1 roll (ca. 145 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number
FLA 5897 (viewing print)
FEC 2547 (viewing print)
FRA 2998 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2320 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0941C (paper pos)
Box 5671B (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
westhpp 2126 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/westhpp.2126
Library of Congress Catalog Number
96522105
Other Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record
http://lccn.loc.gov/96522105

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