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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.

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.

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

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00563608

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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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/.

MLA citation style:

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/>.