Film, Video Shooting the Chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island Shooting the Chutes, Luna Park

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Title
Shooting the Chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island
Other Title
Shooting the Chutes, Luna Park
Summary
"The camera was positioned to view the Shoot-the-Chutes concession from the best location. A special added attraction for the entertainment of the spectators is a man in a swimming suit who rides down the Shoot-the-Chutes on one ski"--Early motion pictures.
Contributor Names
Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Amusement rides--New York (State)--New York
-  Luna Park (New York, N.Y.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H34521 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 13Aug03; H34521.
-  Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer.
-  Duration: 1:32 at 16 fps.
-  Cameraman credit from Early motion pictures, p. 297.
-  Filmed July 3, 1903 in Coney Island, N.Y.
-  Biograph production no. 2368.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1863) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 297; AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 975; Biograph production logs; Biograph bulletins, 1896-1908, p. 86.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4877 (viewing print)
FRA 2880 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1660 (master pos pic)
Box 0323F (paper pos)
Box 5092D (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.1863
Library of Congress Control Number
00563608
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11897561
Description
"The camera was positioned to view the Shoot-the-Chutes concession from the best location. A special added attraction for the entertainment of the spectators is a man in a swimming suit who rides down the Shoot-the-Chutes on one ski"--Early motion pictures.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00563608
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Chicago citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Shooting the Chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00563608/.

APA citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1903) Shooting the Chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00563608/.

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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, et al. Shooting the Chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00563608/>.