Film, Video Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works Westinghouse works / Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2
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- Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works
- Westinghouse works
- Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2
- A group of men work on various parts of a large generator, assembling the pieces. A crane carries a large piece of the generator over to the rest of the machine, and the men guide it down to assemble it. The crane brings two other pieces to the machine and lays them down where they belong.
- 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, 1904.
- - Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
- - Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
- - Electric generators--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
- - Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
- - Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Industrial films
- Silent films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - H45598 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 10May1904; H45598.
- - Original main title lacking.
- - Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
- - Duration: 3:18 at 15 fps.
- - Viewing print (16 mm.) on reel with ten other titles.
- - Biograph production no. 2896.
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 1947) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
- - Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
- - Filmed May 2, 1904, probably at the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- - Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
- - Digital files are on the American Memory exhibit: Inside an American factory. See LC online catalog record no. 2002564464.
- - This film, along with 20 other short films, was selected for the National Film Registry under the title Westinghouse works.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 358; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI]; Biograph Co. prod. records [MI]; the Internet movie database WWW site, viewed 10-23-2012; M/B/RS preliminary catalog card.
- - Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
- - 35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 7046 to FZA 2302.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (73 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (186 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (186 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 190 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 190 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 5897 (viewing print)
- FEC 1623 (viewing print)
- FRA 2934 (dupe neg pic)
- FZA 2302 (dupe neg pic)
- Box 0898B (paper pos)
- Box 5679A (paper pos, copy 2)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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Additional Metadata Formats
- Inside an American Factory: Films of the Westinghouse Works, 1904 (39)
- Selections from the National Film Registry (71)
- America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894 to 1915 (158)
- National Screening Room (572)
- Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (1,504)
- Library of Congress Online Catalog (1,348,005)
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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/96521997/.
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Bitzer, G. W., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1904) Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/96521997/.
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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/96521997/>.