Film, Video Delivering mail from sub-station

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Title
Delivering mail from sub-station
Summary
The subjects seen by the camera are a portion of a large building with columns in front that indicates it is a government building and three small shuttle streetcars across the street from the camera position. As the film progresses, the shuttle cars leave. Twice during the film a larger streetcar passes in front of the camera position.
Contributor Names
Weed, A. E., camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  United States.--Post Office Department
-  Post office buildings--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H36398 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 1Oct1903; H36398.
-  Cameraman, A.E. Weed.
-  Biograph production no. 2575.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0505) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed September 19, 1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K., Early motion pictures, p. 76; Biograph production logs.
-  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 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 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 3519 (viewing print)
FEC 3341 (viewing print)
FRA 2876 (dupe neg pic)
FPF 0384 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0549B (paper pos)
Box 5608B (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.0505
Library of Congress Control Number
00564548
Online Format
video
Description
The subjects seen by the camera are a portion of a large building with columns in front that indicates it is a government building and three small shuttle streetcars across the street from the camera position. As the film progresses, the shuttle cars leave. Twice during the film a larger streetcar passes in front of the camera position.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00564548
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Chicago citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Delivering Mail from Sub-Station. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564548/. (Accessed March 24, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Delivering Mail from Sub-Station. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564548/.

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Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Delivering Mail from Sub-Station. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00564548/>.