Film, Video Train taking up mail bag, U.S.P.O.
About this Item
- Train taking up mail bag, U.S.P.O.
- The subject of this Postal Department documentary is "snatching" the mail bag from the suspended post by the railroad mail clerk. As the film begins, a man climbs the steps leading to the device that suspends the mail bag in the air. A train can be seen in the distance approcaching the mail bag. At the end of the film, the mail bag is just being snatched from the suspension device.
- 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
- - Railway mail service
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - H36399 U.S Copyright Office
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 01Oct03; H36399.
- - Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
- - Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 332.
- - Filmed September 21, 1903 in St. Georges, MD.
- - Source used: Niver, Kemp R., Early motion pictures, 1985.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Received: 2/2000 from LC lab; ref prints and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- 1 reel of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
- 1 reel of 1 (90 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
- 1 reel of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 3583 (ref print)
- FEC 1884 (ref print)
- FRA 0857 (dupe neg)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Train taking up mail bag, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564551/. (Accessed October 28, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Train taking up mail bag, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564551/.
MLA citation style:
Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Train taking up mail bag, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00564551/>.