Film, Video What happened in the tunnel
About this Item
- What happened in the tunnel
- "Interior of railroad coach. Pretty young lady and colored maid occupying seat. Young man in rear seat tries to attract young lady's attention. She drops her handkerchief. Young man picks it up and hands it to her, and then takes advantage of the opportunity and leans over the back of her seat and begins to make love to her. As the train enters a tunnel he tries to put his arms around her, and when the train emerges from the tunnel he is hugging and kissing the colored maid, the young lady in the meantime having changed seats with the maid. 60 Ft. $7.20"--Edison films catalog.
- Contributor Names
- Porter, Edwin S., production, camera.
- Anderson, Gilbert M., 1880-1971, cast.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903.
- Subject Headings
- - Practical jokes--Humor
- - Flirting--Humor
- - Kissing--Humor
- - Lady's maids--Humor
- Comedy films
- Silent films
- Short films
- Fiction films
- - H37683 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 6Nov1903; H37683.
- - Cast: G.M. Anderson.
- - Duration: 0:59 at 16 fps.
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 0646) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
- - Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
- - Photographed on October 30-31, 1903 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, and in the Edison studio in New York, NY.
- - 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, p. 262-63; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 359-360 ; Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906, p. 27 [MI].
- - Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (23 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. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 3660 (viewing print)
- FRA 0913 (dupe neg pic)
- FPE 3348 (dupe neg pic)
- Box 0263F (paper pos)
- Box 5341F (paper pos, copy 2)
- 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
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- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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Chicago citation style:
Anderson, Gilbert M., Cast, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. What Happened in the Tunnel. produceds by Porter, Edwin S.Uction, Camera United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694331/.
APA citation style:
Anderson, G. M., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1903) What Happened in the Tunnel. Porter, E. S. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694331/.
MLA citation style:
Anderson, Gilbert M., Cast, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. What Happened in the Tunnel. prod by Porter, Edwin S.Uction, Camera United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694331/>.
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