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Film, Video A perilous proceeding

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About this Item

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.

Names

  • Congdon, James, 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, 1902.

Headings

  • -  Construction workers--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Cranes, derricks, etc.--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Building sites--New York (State)--New York

Genre

  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • 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.
  • -  Biograph production no. 2050.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1174) 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.
  • -  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 5561 to FZA 2624.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 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 4188 (viewing print)
  • FEB 9817 (viewing print)
  • FEB 9784 (viewing print, copy 2)
  • FRA 1352 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 2624 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 5610 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
  • FRB 2022 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0024F (paper pos)
  • Box 5041H (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

  • 00694383

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Congdon, James, Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. A Perilous Proceeding. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694383/.

APA citation style:

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

MLA citation style:

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