Film, Video What happened in the tunnel

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Title
What happened in the tunnel
Summary
From Edison films catalog: 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.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., production, camera.
Anderson, Gilbert M., 1882-1971.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Railroad travel--United States--Drama
-  Railroad tunnels--United States--Drama
-  Kissing--Drama
-  Young men--Sexual behavior--United States--Drama
-  Young women--Sexual behavior--United States--Drama
-  Railroad passenger cars--United States--Drama
-  Household employees--United States--Drama
-  African American women--Drama
-  Practical jokes--Drama
Genre
Comedy
Notes
-  H37683 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 6Nov1903; H37683.
-  Cast: G. M. Anderson.
-  Duration: 0:59 at 16 fps.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 262-63; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906, p. 27 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEB 9415 (ref print)
LC 646 (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.0646
Library of Congress Control Number
00694331
Online Format
image
video
Description
"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.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/00694331
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Anderson, Gilbert M, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. What Happened in the Tunnel. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694331/. (Accessed November 22, 2017.)

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Anderson, G. M., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1903) What Happened in the Tunnel. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694331/.

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Anderson, Gilbert M, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. What Happened in the Tunnel. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694331/>.