Film, Video Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St.
About this Item
- Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St.
- Other Title
- Interior New York subway, Fourteenth Street to Forty-second Street
- 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, built by Cornelius Vanderbuilt in 1869. The Grand Central Station in use today was not completed until 1913.
- 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, 1905.
- Subject Headings
- - Subways--New York (State)--New York
- - Transportation--New York (State)--New York
- - Local transit--New York (State)--New York
- - Subway stations--New York (State)--New York
- - Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.)
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- - H61570 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 5June1905; H61570.
- - Duration: 3:37 (part 1) and 2:41 (part 2) at 15 fps.
- - Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
- - Photographed May 21, 1905. Location: Interborough Subway, 14 St. to 42nd St., New York, N.Y.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Mavis 1810601; Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St.
- - viewing print and dupe neg; Received: 1991 from LC lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - neg pic; Received: ca. 1989 from UCLA; preservation Paper Print Collection.
- - paper pos; Received: 1905-06-05; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
- viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (133 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg. 1 film reel of 1 (133 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (133 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos. 1 roll (133 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FEB 9845 (viewing print)
- FPE 5550 (dupe neg)
- FPE 5629 (neg pic)
- LC 2057 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
ContributorsAmerican Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Bitzer, G. W.
Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
LocationGrand Central Terminal
SubjectsActualities (motion Pictures)
Grand Central Terminal (new York, N.Y.)
New York (state)
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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1905. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694394/. (Accessed October 26, 2016.)
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Bitzer, G. W., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (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, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1905. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694394/>.