Film, Video Excavation for subway Excavation for subway at Union Square / New York's new subway

About this Item

Title
Excavation for subway
Other Title
Excavation for subway at Union Square
New York's new subway
Summary
"The film was photographed from a single camera position, elevated to make possible a good view of the excavation of what appears to be a large tunnel. There are cranes, horse-drawn vehicles, as well as electrical and internal combustion machines"--Early motion pictures.
Contributor Names
Bonine, R. (Robert K.), camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Co., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Subways--New York (State)--New York
-  Excavation--New York (State)--New York
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H29161 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 11Mar1903; H29161.
-  Camera, Robert K. Bonine
-  Photographed on November 11, 1902 at Union Square in New York City.
-  Biograph production no. 2261.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0361) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 94; Biograph production logs, v. 1, 1899-1903; AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 732.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (32 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (32 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 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 3375 (viewing print)
FEB 9801 (viewing print)
FRA 0677 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5535 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0127C (paper pos)
Box 5469B (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.02142073
Library of Congress Control Number
2016600203
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
19059425
Description
"The film was photographed from a single camera position, elevated to make possible a good view of the excavation of what appears to be a large tunnel. There are cranes, horse-drawn vehicles, as well as electrical and internal combustion machines"--Early motion pictures.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2016600203
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Bonine, R. , Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Excavation for Subway. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016600203/.

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Bonine, R., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Excavation for Subway. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016600203/.

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Bonine, R. , Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Excavation for Subway. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016600203/>.