Film, Video Girls taking time checks, Westinghouse works Variant title: Westinghouse works / Variant title from MAVIS: Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1 / Westinghouse works / Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1
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- Girls taking time checks, Westinghouse works
- Variant title: Westinghouse works
- Variant title from MAVIS: Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1
- Westinghouse works
- Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1
- Almost 200 women file by a device on the wall from which they take their time checks. A man runs half-way across the screen at the end of the film.
- 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
- - Time clocks--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
- - Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
- - Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
- Industrial films
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Silent films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - H45400 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 6May1904; H45400.
- - Original main title lacking.
- - Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
- - Duration: 2:44 at 14.54 fps.
- - Viewing print (16 mm.) on reel with eight other titles.
- - Biograph production no. 2887.
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 2033) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
- - Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
- - Filmed April 26, 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 8572 to FZA 2352.
- viewing print 1 film reel (62 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (149 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (149 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 5896 (viewing print)
- FEC 2545 (viewing print)
- FRA 2941 (dupe neg pic)
- FZA 2352 (dupe neg pic)
- Box 0049D (paper pos)
- Box 5136C (paper pos, copy 2)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Library of Congress Control Number
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 (573)
- Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (1,006)
- Library of Congress Online Catalog (1,479,659)
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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Girls taking time checks, Westinghouse works. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/96522103/.
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Bitzer, G. W., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1904) Girls taking time checks, Westinghouse works. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/96522103/.
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Bitzer, G. W., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Girls taking time checks, Westinghouse works. United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/96522103/>.