Format Film, Video
Dates 1902
Language English
Subjects Bakeries
Bakery Employees
Dough
Masks (Sculpture)
Title
Fun in a bakery shop /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1902.
Subject Headings
-  Bakeries
-  Bakery employees
-  Dough
-  Masks (Sculpture)
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Apr1902; H15916.
-  Duration: 1:19 at 20 fps.
-  The set is of the interior of a bakery. A man in a baker's hat and costume enters and begins kneading some dough on a table by the oven. He notices a make-believe rat crawling up the side of a nearby barrel and throws the dough at the rat, covering it completely. He then goes over to the dough and begins to pummel it with his hands. His back is to the camera, which obscures the actual manipulation of the dough, but when he steps away there is now a sculptured mask to admire. He sculpts another mask, and two other men, also dressed as bakers, come in, see what he is doing, pick him up bodily, and stick him head first into the flour barrel.
-  Summary from Early motion pictures, p. 113.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1620) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed. DLC
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Digital file includes a piano score composed and performed by Philip Carli.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Library of Congress video collection, v. 3, Origins of American animation, 1900-1921; McIntire, J. Silent animated films at the Library of Congress, 1995; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 113.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number
FLA 4634 (viewing print)
FEB 9713 (viewing print)
FRA 1664 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5243 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0177E (paper pos)
Box 5115B (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
animp 1620 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/animp.1620
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694005
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694005


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