Film, Video Delivering newspapers Distributing a war extra / Delivering a war extra on Union Square / World news wagon

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Title
Delivering newspapers
Other Title
Distributing a war extra
Delivering a war extra on Union Square
World news wagon
Summary
The film shows a group of about fifty pre-adolescent boys running and crowding around a one-horse paneled newspaper van that pulls up in the foreground of the picture. On the side of the van is a sign reading "New York World." As they gather around the rear of the vehicle, a fight breaks out between two of the boys. The film ends as the crowd forms around the two fighters.
Contributor Names
Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera.
Marvin, Arthur W., 1861-1911, camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1899.
Subject Headings
-  World (New York, N.Y. : 1860-1931)
-  Newspapers--Extra editions
-  Paperboys--New York (State)--New York
-  Union Square (New York, N.Y.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H30745 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Apr1903; H30745.
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer, Arthur Marvin.
-  Duration: 0:53 at 15 fps.
-  Photographed May 1, 1899. Location: Union Square, New York, N.Y.
-  Biograph production no. 979.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0373) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 76; AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 270; Biograph production logs; Biograph photo catalog, vol. 2, No.'s 495-1005, viewed online, June 17, 2016, via the New Jersey Digital Highway.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 5531 to FZA 2333.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3387 (viewing print)
FEB 9778 (viewing print)
FRA 2874 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2333 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1123 (master pos pic)
Box 0125D (paper pos)
Box 5218B (paper pos, copy 2)
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/lcmp002.m2a31757
Library of Congress Control Number
00694376
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
nyc96000014
Description
The film shows a group of about fifty pre-adolescent boys running and crowding around a one-horse paneled newspaper van that pulls up in the foreground of the picture. On the side of the van is a sign reading "New York World." As they gather around the rear of the vehicle, a fight breaks out between two of the boys. The film ends as the crowd forms around the two fighters.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694376
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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, Arthur W Marvin, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Delivering Newspapers. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1899. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694376/.

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Bitzer, G. W., Marvin, A. W., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1899) Delivering Newspapers. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694376/.

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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, et al. Delivering Newspapers. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1899. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694376/>.