Film, Video Keeping up with the Joneses. [Women's styles] /
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Afi/Zouary (Maurice) Collection (Library of Congress)
Momand, Arthur R.
Mutual Film Corporation
Palmer, H. S. (Harry S.)
- 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., 
- 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 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/animp.4065
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
- Other Formats
- - MARCXML Record
- - MODS Record
- - Dublin Core Record
- Catalog Record
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