Film, Video A perilous proceeding

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Title
A perilous proceeding
Summary
The film follows a group of approximately ten men who are suspended on the cable of a large crane atop a building under construction. As the men are lifted over the site and gradually lowered, they wave to the camera.
Contributor Names
Congdon, James, 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
-  Construction equipment--New York (State)--New York
-  Building--New York (State)--New York
-  Commercial buildings--New York (State)--New York
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H16639 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 16Apr1902; H16639.
-  Duration: 1:19 at 10 fps.
-  Camera, James Congdon.
-  Photographed October 21, 1901. Location: Broadway and 13th Street, New York, N.Y.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 4/16/02; 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.
Medium
1 roll (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number/Physical Location
LC 1174 (paper pos)
FEB 9817 (ref print)
FEB 9784 (ref print, copy 2)
FPE 5561 (dupe neg)
FPE 5610 (arch neg)
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.m2a40671
Library of Congress Control Number
00694383
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694383
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694383&searchType=1&recCount=10
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MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Congdon, James, Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. A Perilous Proceeding. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694383/. (Accessed December 07, 2016.)

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Congdon, J., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1902) A Perilous Proceeding. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694383/.

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Congdon, James, Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. A Perilous Proceeding. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694383/>.