Film, Video Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St. Interior New York subway, Fourteenth Street to Forty-second Street / Interborough Subway 8 from 14th St. to 42nd St. / Interborough subway from 14th St. to 42nd St. / New York subway / In the N.Y. subway / Interboro subway

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Title
Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St.
Other Title
Interior New York subway, Fourteenth Street to Forty-second Street
Interborough Subway 8 from 14th St. to 42nd St.
Interborough subway from 14th St. to 42nd St.
New York subway
In the N.Y. subway
Interboro subway
Summary
The camera platform was on the front of a New York subway train following another train on the same track. Lighting is provided by a specially constructed work car on a parallel track. At the time of filming, the subway was only seven months old, having opened on October 27, 1904. The ride begins at 14th Street (Union Square) following the route of today's east side IRT, and ends at the old Grand Central Station.
Contributor Names
Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, 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, 1905.
Subject Headings
-  Subway tunnels--New York (State)--New York
-  Subway stations--New York (State)--New York
-  Interborough Rapid Transit Company
-  Grand Central Station (New York, N.Y. : 1900-1910)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Silent films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H61570 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 5June1905; H61570.
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Duration: 6:14 at 15 fps.
-  Photographed May 21, 1905. Location: Interborough Subway, 14 St. to 42nd St., New York, N.Y.
-  Biograph production no. 3031.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 2057) 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 viewing print renumbered: FEB 9845 to FYA 0887.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 5550 to FZA 2316.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (141 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (356 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (141 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (356 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 140 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 355 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 355 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 0507 (viewing print)
FYA 0887 (viewing print)
FRA 2030 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2316 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 0797 (master pos pic)
Box 1140A (paper pos)
Box 5026A (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/lcmp002.20761
Library of Congress Control Number
00694394
Language
English
Online Format
video
OCLC Number
nyc96000032
Description
The camera platform was on the front of a New York subway train following another train on the same track. Lighting is provided by a specially constructed work car on a parallel track. At the time of filming, the subway was only seven months old, having opened on October 27, 1904. The ride begins at 14th Street (Union Square) following the route of today's east side IRT, and ends at the old Grand Central Station.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694394
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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1905. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694394/.

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Bitzer, G. W., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1905) Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694394/.

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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, et al. Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1905. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694394/>.