Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Chickens
Eggs
Luncheons
Magic Tricks
Rabbits
Restaurants
United States
Waiters
Welsh Rabbit
Title
An animated luncheon /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Magic tricks
-  Luncheons
-  Restaurants--United States
-  Waiters--United States
-  Chickens
-  Rabbits
-  Eggs
-  Welsh rabbit
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Feb1900; D4731.
-  Duration: 1:06 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: The scene takes place in a fashionable cafe. A well dressed couple enter and after a careful perusal of the menu, conclude on an order of boiled eggs and Welsh rarebit. The obliging waiter delivers the order. The guests break open the eggs, and two beautiful white chickens fly across the room. The diners then perform a similar trick with the Welsh rarebit just served, and two beautiful white rabbits hop from the dish and are seen kicking and squirming as they are lifted to the floor. It was all a joke but the waiter was not on. Your audience will catch on, for it is a good lively subject, full of action. 60 feet. $9.00.
-  Filmed ca. February 1900.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 577-78; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 85 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 9410 (ref print)
LC 1154 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1154 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1154
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694145
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694145


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