Distributing a War Extra (1899)


Original Title: Distributing a War Extra
Type: Short
Genre: Short, Documentary
Runtime: 1 Minute
Release Date: May 1899 (USA)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
English
Rated: n/A
Stars: 
n/A  




Description

"This scene shows a crowd of newsboys running to meet the 'World' newspaper delivery wagon, and falling back to the point of distribution. There is a mad scramble for papers, and fight between two of the gamins."




Plot

New York City street scene of newsboys receiving their daily allotment of newspapers (the New York World). Includes a fisticuffs scuffle between two of the boys. Written by Thomas McWilliams





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    Delivering Newspapers (United States)
    Distributing a War Extra on Union Square (United States)
    World News Wagon (United States)

  • Company

    American Mutoscope & Biograph

  • Country

    United States

  • Location

    New York City
    New York
    USA





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    1.36 : 1

  • Color

    Black and White

  • Sound Mix

    Silent