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Film, Video New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 1

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Title

  • New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 1

Summary

  • "The film was photographed from a single-camera position from the front of a railroad train as it crossed the bridge from Brooklyn to Manhattan"--Early motion pictures.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.

Headings

  • -  Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
  • -  Street-railroads--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Urban transportation--New York (State)--New York

Genre

  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  61217 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Sep1899; 61217.
  • -  Filmed September, 1899 on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, New York.
  • -  Content appears to be very similar to New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 2, but according to Musser's Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, this film is 50 feet shorter.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1733) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 524; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 220; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 89 [MI].
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEC 4668 to FYA 2065.

Medium

  • 1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 1 min.) : si., b&w.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4747 (viewing print)
  • FYA 2065 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1760 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 0698 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0069A (paper pos)
  • Box 5160D (paper pos, copy 2)

Source Collection

  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2017604953

Access Advisory

  • Restricted: video files available on-site only. Access by appointment.

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 1. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017604953/.

APA citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1899) New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 1. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017604953/.

MLA citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 1. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017604953/>.