Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Language English
Subjects Bathtubs
Boys
Geese
Magic Tricks
Magicians
Materialization
Vaudeville
Title
Ching Ling Foo outdone /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Magicians
-  Magic tricks
-  Materialization
-  Geese
-  Bathtubs
-  Boys
-  Vaudeville
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Feb1900; D4735.
-  Duration: 0:45 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: The magician enters upon the stage, and removing a covering from a small table, shakes it before the audience to show that there is nothing whatever concealed inside, places the cloth upon the floor, and when he removes it a large washtub is found to be entirely filled with water, which he splashes before the audience to show that there is no deception. He places the cloth over the tub again, and when he removes it five large geese are found to be swimming in the water. The magician takes the geese out of the tub, and places them on the stage, and they walk away. He again places the cloth over the tub, and when he removes it the tub disappears and a small boy stands in its place. The boy walks off the stage to the astonishment and amazement of the audience. 50 feet. 7.50.
-  Filmed ca. February 1900.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 579; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 84 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 9687 (ref print)
LC 1205 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1205 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1205
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694176
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694176


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