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Film, Video Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge /

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Title
Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge /
Summary
The view was taken from the tower on the Brooklyn side of the bridge. As the film begins, the camera is looking southwest, towards the southern tip of Manhattan (the Battery). The camera pans very rapidly north following Manhattan's East River shoreline, across the bridge span itself and the bridge's New York side tower, following the shoreline further north towards Corlear's Hook, where the film ends. Some visible landmarks include the Fulton Fish Market buildings at Fulton and South Streets [Frame: 0420] (currently the site of the South Street Seaport Museum); north of the bridge tower is the Catherine Slip, where a Catherine Street Ferry is docked [0568].
Contributor Names
Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
-  Waterfronts--New York (State)--New York
-  Harbors--New York (State)--New York
-  Docks--New York (State)--New York
-  Piers--New York (State)--New York
-  East River (N.Y.)
-  Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)
-  Fulton Fish Market (New York, N.Y.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H35636 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 12Sept1903; H35636.
-  Duration: 0:35 at 10 fps.
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Photographed April 18, 1899.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 9/12/03; 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 (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number/Physical Location
LC 352 (paper pos)
FEB 9796 (ref print)
FEB 9781 (ref print, copy 2)
FPE 5530 (dupe neg)
FPE 5593 (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.m2b04725
Library of Congress Control Number
00694390
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694390
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694390&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694390/. (Accessed September 28, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694390/.

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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694390/>.