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The Bold Bank Robbery
Also known as [The Great Bank Robbery]
B&W : 600 feet
Directed by Jack Frawley
Lubin Manufacturing Company production; distributed by Lubin Manufacturing Company. / Cinematography by Jack Frawley. / © 25 July 1904. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Synopsis: Police pursue fleeing bank robbers through Philadelphia.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Alcohol - Animals: Horses - Automobiles - Banks - Bank vaults - Buildings - Canes - Carriages - Chases - Cigars - Clocks - Coachmen - Death - Disguises - Explosions - Gunfights - Guns - Hats: Straw - Hats: Top hats - Horse whips - Locomotives - Masks - Money - Murder - Night sticks - Policemen - Police wagons - Prisoners - Railroad tracks - Roads - Rooftops - Safe cracking - Satchels - Street scenes - Telegraphs - Trains - Train stations - Train tracks - Trolleys - Tunnels - USA: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - Waiters - Water
Listing updated: 10 August 2010.
References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 31; Fell-History p. 49; Musser-Emerge pp. 4, 389, 396, 598; Niver-First pp. 61-62; Robinson-Palace p. 89; Tarbox-Lost p. 43.
Home video: DVD.