Film, Video Panoramic view aisle B., Westinghouse works /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1904
Location East Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
Language English
Subjects East Pittsburgh
Electric Industry Workers
Factories
Manufacturing Processes
Pennsylvania
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Title
Panoramic view aisle B., Westinghouse works /
Other Title
Westinghouse works.
Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2
westinghouse works.
westinghouse works--paper print collection. compilation reel 2
Summary
Filmed using a camera on an overhead crane, a traveling view of a large, long aisle is shown. Men are busy performing various tasks on machinery, probably generators. Other men are walking down the aisle in all directions, and carts carrying items come and go. The film ends when the camera reaches the end of the aisle where windows and a large opening are. Rail tracks coming in through the opening are visible.
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
-  Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
Notes
-  H45597 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 10May1904; H45597.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Duration: 2:19 at 16 fps.
-  Viewing print (16 mm.) on reel with ten other titles.
-  Biograph production no. 2895.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 2127) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed May 2, 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 viewing print renumbered: FEC 2542 to FYA 1214.
Medium
1 film reel (56 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (139 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 roll (139 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
1 roll (ca. 140 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number
FLA 5897 (viewing print)
FYA 1214 (viewing print)
FRA 2930 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0941D (paper pos)
Box 5680A (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
westhpp 2127 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/westhpp.2127
Library of Congress Catalog Number
96522220
http://lccn.loc.gov/96522220


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