Film, Video Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. [Version 1] Carriers leaving building, United States Post Office.

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Title
Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. [Version 1]
Other Title
Carriers leaving building, United States Post Office.
Summary
The opening scene shows the steps of a large public building. Above the steps is a door out of which, coming toward the camera position, are approximately a hundred and fifty mail carriers of the postal service. They are in uniform and are all carrying mail bags. They continue down the steps in formation for the full length of the film.
Contributor Names
Weed, A. E., 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
-  Letter carriers--Washington (D.C.)
-  Old Post Office and Clock Tower (Washington, D.C.)
-  United States.--Post Office Department
-  Postal service--Washington (D.C.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H34989 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34989.
-  Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
-  Duration: about 0:30.
-  Filmed July 28, 1903 in Washington, D.C.
-  The building depicted appears to be the Old Post Office Pavilion on Pennsylvania Avenue, in Washington D.C.
-  Biograph production no. 2477.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0860) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 48; Biograph production logs, v. 1: 1899-1903; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 156-157.
-  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: FPF 0420 to FZA 2402.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3874 (viewing print)
FEC 1920 (viewing print)
FRA 1085 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2402 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1329 (master pos pic)
Box 0152C (paper pos)
Box 5559B (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.0859
Library of Congress Control Number
00564541
Language
English
Online Format
video
OCLC Number
11908859
Description
The opening scene shows the steps of a large public building. Above the steps is a door out of which, coming toward the camera position, are approximately a hundred and fifty mail carriers of the postal service. They are in uniform and are all carrying mail bags. They continue down the steps in formation for the full length of the film.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00564541
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Chicago citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. Version 1. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00564541/.

APA citation style:

Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1903) Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. Version 1. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564541/.

MLA citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, et al. Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. Version 1. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00564541/>.