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Film, Video Broadway & Union Square, New York Title on film leader: Broadway and Union Square, New York / Variant title from Biograph production logs: Scene on Broadway

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About this Item

Title

  • Broadway & Union Square, New York

Other Title

  • Title on film leader: Broadway and Union Square, New York
  • Variant title from Biograph production logs: Scene on Broadway

Summary

  • A horse-drawn street car with a sign for Broadway pulls away from the camera with a full compliment of passengers. Another approaches the camera position and they pass. The first car stops to pick up and drop off passengers. Pedestrians walk pass on both sides of the street.

Names

  • Marvin, Arthur W., 1861-1911, camera
  • American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903.

Headings

  • -  Horse-drawn rail cars--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
  • -  Union Square (New York, N.Y.)
  • -  Transportation--New York (State)--New York

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  H33290 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 8Jul1903; H33290.
  • -  Main title lacking.
  • -  Camera, Arthur W. Marvin.
  • -  Duration: 0:22 at 15 fps.
  • -  Biograph production no. 2264.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1389) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Photographed August 19, 1901. Location: Broadway and 14th Street, New York, N.Y.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Sources used: Niver. K. Early motion pictures, p. 37; Catalog of copyright entries: motion pictures, 1894-1912, p. 8; Biograph production logs, v. 1: 1899-1903, p. 134-135.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  Copy one 35 mm. dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 7198 to FZA 2317.
  • -  Copy two 35 mm. dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 5557 to FZA 2644.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (16 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (16 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4403 (viewing print)
  • FEB 9818 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0317 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 2317 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 2644 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
  • Box 0161C (paper pos)
  • Box 5009B (paper pos, copy 2)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 94500023

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Marvin, Arthur W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Broadway & Union Square, New York. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/94500023/.

APA citation style:

Marvin, A. W., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Broadway & Union Square, New York. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/94500023/.

MLA citation style:

Marvin, Arthur W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Broadway & Union Square, New York. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/94500023/>.