Format Film, Video
Dates 1895
Language English
Subjects Dance
Experiments
Kineto Phonograph
Kinetophone
Male Dancers
Sound Motion Pictures
Violin
Violinists
Title
[Dickson experimental sound film] /
Other Title
[Dickson violin]
[Dancing men in the Black Maria]
dickson violin
dancing men in the black maria
Created / Published
United States : [Edison Manufacturing Co., 1895].
Subject Headings
-  Sound motion pictures--Experiments
-  Kineto-phonograph
-  Violin
-  Violinists
-  Dance
-  Male dancers
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Performer: W.K.L. Dickson or Charles D'Almaine.
-  Camera, William Heise.
-  Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps.
-  Experimental sound film made for Edison's kinetophone -- a combination of the kinetoscope and phonograph -- but apparently never distributed. The LC copy is silent. Features two men dancing to a violinist.
-  MAVIS 16765; [Dickson experimental sound film]. DLC
-  Filmed ca. September 1894 to April 2, 1895, in Edison's Black Maria studio.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 178.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  viewing print; Received: ca. 1968-05-06; gift; Dunston (Gatewood) Collection.
Medium
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (43 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
Call Number
FLA 0374 (viewing print)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 4034 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.4034
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694117
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694117


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