Film, Video Beginning of a skyscraper Starting a skyscraper
About this Item
- Beginning of a skyscraper
- Other Title
- Starting a skyscraper
- The scene is an excavation site in New York City. A large group of workmen with picks and shovels are digging. Carts drawn by pairs of horses can be seen emerging from the smoke in the background.
- From a contemporary American Mutoscope and Biograph Company catalog: Starting a Skyscraper--New York--26 feet. Taken in the immense excavation for the foundation of the new Macy Building at the corner of Broadway and 34th Street, New York. An excellent study of modern American push and enterprise.
- Contributor Names
- Bonine, R. (Robert K.), camera.
- American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902.
- Subject Headings
- - Construction workers--New York (State)--New York
- - Excavation--New York (State)--New York
- - Skyscrapers--New York (State)--New York
- - Building--New York (State)--New York
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - H16723 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18Apr1902; H16723.
- - Duration: 0:25 at 15 fps.
- - Camera, Robert K. Bonine.
- - Photographed January 18, 1902. Location: New York, N.Y.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Received: 4/18/02; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
- - Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; arch neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref prints and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- 1 roll (35 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- LC 384 (paper pos)
- FEB 9820 (ref print)
- FEB 9787 (ref print, copy 2)
- FPE 5563 (dupe neg)
- FPE 5607 (arch neg)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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- Library of Congress Control Number
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- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
ContributorsAmerican Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Bonine, R. (Robert K.)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
SubjectsActualities (Motion Pictures)
New York (State)
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Bonine, R. , Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Beginning of a Skyscraper. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694382/. (Accessed February 27, 2017.)
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Bonine, R., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1902) Beginning of a Skyscraper. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694382/.
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Bonine, R. , Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Beginning of a Skyscraper. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694382/>.