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Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

 
 
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"The subject is the delivery of the U.S. mail in a rural area. The camera was positioned in full sight of a standard rural free delivery post box located in front of a well-kept house and garden. A small boy and girl walk past the camera position in front of the mail box. At that moment, a standard rural horse-drawn postal delivery wagon comes into sight. The postman places the mail in the box, and the wagon continues on its way"--Early motion pictures.
H34981 U.S Copyright Office
Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34981.
Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
Duration: 0:46 at 16 fps.
Filmed August 10, 1903 in Westminister, Maryland.
Biograph production no. 2484.
Paper print shelf number (LC 0865) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
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Sources used: Niver, K., Early motion pictures, p. 282; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 927; Biograph production logs.
Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.

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01/01/1903
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Weed, A. E., camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
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