Film, Video Little mischief /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
Blackton, James Stuart
Smith, Albert E.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1899 to 1900
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Drama
Fathers and Daughters
Fiction Films
Peep Shows (Motion Pictures)
Practical Jokes
Short Films
Silent Films
Slapstick Comedy Films
United States
Little mischief /
From Edison films catalog: Papa is reading his newspaper and his little girl tickles his neck with a long straw. Thinking it is a fly papa "shoos" away the supposed fly with his hand. The tickling continues now on the ear, and papa waves his newspaper around his head. Not yet content, the little mischief maker continues her fun, and the man loses all patience, and makes such a wild commotion that he loses his balance, and falls over backwards, chair and all. Sure to make fun for the children, both great and small. 45 feet. $6.75.
Contributor Names
Blackton, James Stuart, 1875-1941, production, camera.
Smith, Albert E., production, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
AFI/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., [1899].
Subject Headings
-  Practical jokes--Drama
-  Fathers and daughters--United States--Drama
-  Girls--United States--Drama
-  Pests--Drama
Slapstick comedy films
Peep shows (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Fiction films
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith.
-  Duration: 0:25 at 27 fps.
-  Filmed ca. September 1898-February 1899, on Vitagraph's roof-top studio in New York City.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 468-69; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 71-72 [MI].
1 reel of 1 (ca. 45 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
Call Number
FEA 8497 (ref print)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 4056
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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