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Testing a rotary, Westinghouse works

Author: G W Bitzer; American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A small group of men turn on what appears to be a generator. As the rotary spins, the men make adjustments to the machine and check its operations.
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Genre/Form: Industrial films
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Actuality
Industrial
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G W Bitzer; American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 823104110
Notes: Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 7May1904; H45460.
Original main title lacking.
Duration: 2:49 at 15 fps.
Viewing print (16 mm.) on reel with ten other titles.
Viewing print and dupe neg pic (35 mm.) include a pullback and 1 ft. of black; this printing error has been edited out in production of a digital file.
Biograph production no. 2891.
Paper print shelf number (LC 2217) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
Digital files are on the American Memory exhibit: Inside an American factory. See LC online catalog record no. 2002564464.
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.
Credits: Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
Event notes: Filmed April 27, 1904, at the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Awards: This film, along with 20 other short films, was selected for the National Film Registry under the title Westinghouse works.
Description: 1 film reel (63 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (159 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (63 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (159 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 160 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 160 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Other Titles: Westinghouse works.
Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2
Responsibility: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.

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A small group of men turn on what appears to be a generator. As the rotary spins, the men make adjustments to the machine and check its operations.

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