Film, Video Street car chivalry Streetcar chivalry

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Title
Street car chivalry
Other Title
Streetcar chivalry
Summary
From Edison films catalog: Scene shows interior of crowded street-car. A young lady enters and every man in the car offers her his seat. Presently an elderly stout lady with arm full of bundles enters. All male passengers immediately bury their faces in their papers, while the lady swings on the strap. A sudden jerk of the car lands her in the lap of a dude, much to the amusement of the other passengers. She pulls herself together, only to be thrown sprawling on the dude again. This time she mashes his high hat. The dude rises and leaves the car, and the old lady gathers up her bundles and sits down with a satisfied smile. Length 65 feet. Class B. $7.80.
Contributor Names
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Chivalry--Drama
-  Etiquette--United States--Drama
-  Cable cars (Streetcars)--United States--Drama
-  Overweight women--United States--Drama
-  Discrimination against overweight women--United States--Drama
-  Dandies--United States--Social life and customs--Drama
Genre
Comedy
Notes
-  H34327 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 8Aug1903; H34327.
-  Duration: 1:05 at 16 fps.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 245; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 185, October supplement 1903, p. 19 [MI].
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEB 9363 (ref print)
LC 320 (paper pos)
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/edmp.0320
Library of Congress Control Number
00694310
Online Format
image
video
Description
"Scene shows interior of crowded street-car. A young lady enters and every man in the car offers her his seat. Presently an elderly stout lady with arm full of bundles enters. All male passengers immediately bury their faces in their papers, while the lady swings on the strap. A sudden jerk of the car lands her in the lap of a dude, much to the amusement of the other passengers. She pulls herself together, only to be thrown sprawling on the dude again. This time she mashes his high hat. The dude rises and leaves the car, and the old lady gathers up her bundles and sits down with a satisfied smile. Length: 65 feet"--Edison films catalog.
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Street Car Chivalry. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694310/. (Accessed May 30, 2017.)

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