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Film, Video Swimming pool, Palm Beach Title from AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910: In the swimming pool, Palms Beach, Fla / Title from Kleine Optical Company catalog: Diving in the swimming pool at Palm Beach, Fla

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About this Item

Title

  • Swimming pool, Palm Beach

Other Title

  • Title from AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910: In the swimming pool, Palms Beach, Fla
  • Title from Kleine Optical Company catalog: Diving in the swimming pool at Palm Beach, Fla

Summary

  • "The film, photographed from a single-camera position, shows a swimming pool with a white building on the far side. Several persons in bathing suits dive into the water from a springboard, as well as from the balcony above"--Early motion pictures.

Names

  • Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera
  • American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1905.

Headings

  • -  Swimming pools--Florida--Palm Beach
  • -  Diving--Florida--Palm Beach

Genre

  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  H56666 U.S Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 13Feb05; H56666.
  • -  Duration: about 3 minutes.
  • -  Cameraman credit from Early motion pictures.
  • -  Biograph production no. 2985.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 2212) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 319; AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 517; Biograph production logs; Kleine Optical Company's complete illustrated catalog of moving picture machines, stereopticons, slides, films, viewed online October 31, 2016 via the New Jersey Digital Highway WWW site.
  • -  Cameraman, G.W. Bitzer.
  • -  Filmed February 3, 1905 in Palm Beach, Florida.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  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 (63 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (63 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 5226 (viewing print)
  • FEB 1971 (viewing print)
  • FRA 2179 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPF 1167 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0667C (paper pos)
  • Box 5675C (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

  • 00564572

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Swimming pool, Palm Beach. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1905. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00564572/.

APA citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1905) Swimming pool, Palm Beach. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564572/.

MLA citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Swimming pool, Palm Beach. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1905. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00564572/>.