Film, Video Keeping up with the Joneses. [Women's styles] /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Afi/Zouary (Maurice) Collection (Library of Congress)
Gaumont Co.
Momand, Arthur R.
Mutual Film Corporation
Palmer, H. S. (Harry S.)
Dates 1915
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Drama
United States
Women's Clothing
Keeping up with the Joneses. [Women's styles] /
Other Title
Women's styles
Keeping up with the Joneses.
A domestic comedy about the McGinis family--husband Aloysius, wife Clarice, daughter Julie, and housemaid Belladonna. The simple story lines often parody society's concern with material goods as an indicator of social standing, but the series was not as narrowly focused as the title implies. The Joneses were the McGinis's neighbors, but were not depicted. They were referred to as objects of envy, with whom the McGinis family was "trying to keep up". In this film Pa is appalled at the latest fashionable dresses worn by the women in his household.
Contributor Names
Palmer, H. S. (Harry S.), -1955, direction, production, writing, animation
Momand, Arthur R., 1887-1987.
Gaumont Co.
Mutual Film Corporation.
AFI/Zouary (Maurice) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Mutual Film Corp., [1915]
Subject Headings
-  Fashion--United States--Drama
-  Women's clothing--United States--Drama
-  Husbands--United States--Drama
-  Wives--United States--Drama
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Duration: 2:49 at 22 fps.
-  "Mutual program."
-  Summary derived from description of the comic strip, Keeping up with the Joneses on Don Markstein's Toonopedia WWW site.
-  Based on the newspaper comic strip by Arthur Ragland "Pop" Mormand.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939; Library of Congress video collection, v. 3, Origins of American animation, 1900-1921; McIntire, J. Silent animated films at the Library of Congress, 1995; M/B/RS preliminary catalog card; Gifford, D. American animated films: the silent era, 1897-1929; Don Markstein's Toonopedia WWW site, viewed Dec. 1, 2011.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Digital file includes a piano score composed and performed by Philip Carli.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., 228 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., 91 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., 228 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., 228 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEA 3307 (viewing print)
FRA 8107 (dupe neg pic)
FPA 3207 (dupe neg pic)
FPC 0290 (master pos pic)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
animp 4065
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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