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

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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.
Contributor 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.
Subject 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
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a37849
Library of Congress Control Number
00694380
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
nyc96000018
Description
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.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694380
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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/.

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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/.

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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/>.

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