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A perilous proceeding

SUMMARY The film follows a group of approximately ten men who are suspended on the cable of a large crane atop a building under construction. As the men are lifted over the site and gradually lowered, they wave to the camera. CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 16Apr1902; H16639. Camera, James Congdon. Photographed October 21, 1901. Location: Broadway and 13th Street, New York, N.Y. SUBJECTS Construction workers--New York (State)--New York. Construction equipment--New York (State)--New York. Building--New York (State)--New York. Commercial buildings--New York (State)--New York. Actuality--Short. RELATED NAMES Congdon, James, camera. American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID lcmp002 m2a40671 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a40671
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