Format Film, Video
Dates 1894
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Aerialists
United States
Vaudeville
Venezuelans
Wire Rope
Title
Caicedo (with pole) /
Other Title
Caicedo
Caicedo.
caicedo
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., [1894]
Subject Headings
-  Aerialists--United States
-  Vaudeville--United States
-  Wire rope--United States
-  Venezuelans--United States
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Performer: Juan A. Caicedo.
-  Camera, William Heise.
-  Duration: 0:19 at 30 fps.
-  From Raff & Gammon price list: The "King of the Wire" in his marvelous slack wire performance. $10.00.
-  According to Edison film historian C. Musser, Venezuelan rope and slack wire walker Juan Caicedo performed in the U.S. during 1894 and again at the end of the century. From May 14 to Sept. 8, 1894, he appeared at Koster & Bial's Music Hall in New York City.
-  MAVIS 180325. DLC
-  Filmed July 25, 1894, at the Edison Laboratory in West Orange, N.J.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 108; Raff & Gammon. Price list of films, ca. June 1895, p. 1 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5-13-1994; viewing print; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
Call Number
FEC 8115 (viewing print)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 4021 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.4021
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694115
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694115


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