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)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902.
Subject 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
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a40671
Library of Congress Control Number
00694383
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
nyc96000021
Description
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.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694383
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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/.

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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/.

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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/>.