Film, Video The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph /
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- The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph /
- Other Title
- What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph
- It's a busy day at the office, and the stenographer is exhausted from trying to keep up with the demands on her skills. Even when she stays late, she cannot catch up with all of the work. But then a man comes into the office to demonstrate the many advantages of the Edison System, his company's new business phonograph.
- Contributor Names
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : [Edison Manufacturing Co., 1910]
- Subject Headings
- - Phonograph--Drama
- - Stenographers--United States--Drama
- - Thomas A. Edison, Inc.--Employees--Drama
- - Dictating machines--United States--Drama
- - Dictation (Office practice)--Drama
- - Shorthand--Transcription--Drama
- - Office practice--United States--Automation--Drama
- - Offices--United States--Drama
- - Sales personnel--United States--Drama
- - Sound recording industry--United States--Drama
- - Business--Drama
- - Cylinder recordings--Drama
- - Sound--Recording and reproducing--United States--Equipment and supplies--Drama
- Company promotion
- - J146440-43 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Edison Mfg. Co.; 29Sept1910; J146440-43 [scenes 1-4].
- - Duration: 4:10 (part 1) and 4:24 (part 2) at 16 fps.
- - MAVIS 16743; The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Source used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912.
- - Received: 10-7-1982; viewing print and dupe neg pic; preservation; Edison Collection.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 9 min., ca. 225 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 9 min., ca. 225 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FEB 6074 (viewing print)
- FPE 0424 (dupe neg pic)
- 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
ContributorsEdison Collection (library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dictation (office Practice)
Equipment and Supplies
Recording and Reproducing
Sound Recording Industry
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Edison Collection. The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1910] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694308/. (Accessed October 20, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Thomas A. Edison, I. & Edison Collection. (1910) The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694308/.
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Edison Collection. The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1910] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694308/>.