Film, Video Skating on lake, Central Park Skating in Central Park / Skating in Central Park, N.Y. City / Skating on 72nd St. lake Central Park

About this Item

Title

  • Skating on lake, Central Park

Other Title

  • Skating in Central Park
  • Skating in Central Park, N.Y. City
  • Skating on 72nd St. lake Central Park

Summary

  • The view is of a frozen lake in Central Park crowded with ice skaters. The film is of such poor quality that it is difficult to tell if the apparent "snow" is real or just scratches on the film.

Names

  • Armitage, F. S., camera.
  • American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, c1902.

Headings

  • -  Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
  • -  Skating--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Skaters--New York (State)--New York
  • -  City and town life--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Winter--New York (State)--New York

Genre

  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  H21313 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 25Aug1902; H21313.
  • -  Camera, Frederick S. Armitage.
  • -  Duration: 0:54 at 15 fps.
  • -  Length of 35 mm. print, neg and paper pos is estimated. According to Biograph bulletins, 1895-1908, film was available in two lengths. Lengths from Biograph production logs: 311 ft. or 54 ft.
  • -  According to MAVIS, 35 mm. neg is archival.
  • -  Photographed February 5, 1900. Location: Central Park, New York, N.Y.
  • -  Biograph production no. 1365.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0838) 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. 299; Biograph production logs, v. 1: 1899-1903; Biograph bulletins, 1895-1908, p. 65, p. 449; AFI catalog online, viewed December 11, 2015.
  • -  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 5584 to FZA 2667.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 55 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3853 (viewing print)
  • FEB 9806 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1064 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 2667 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0281L (paper pos)
  • Box 5518F (paper pos, copy 2)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694380

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Armitage, F. S., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Skating on lake, Central Park. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694380/.

APA citation style:

Armitage, F. S., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1902) Skating on lake, Central Park. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694380/.

MLA citation style:

Armitage, F. S., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Skating on lake, Central Park. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694380/>.