Format Film, Video
Dates 1899
Location Colorado
Cripple Creek
Language English
Subjects Affray
Alcoholics
Bars (Drinking Establishments)
Bartenders
Card Players
Colorado
Cripple Creek
Cripple Creek (Colo.)
Gold Miners
Poker
Whiskey
Title
Cripple Creek bar-room scene /
Other Title
Cripple Creek barroom scene
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  Bars (Drinking establishments)
-  Gold miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek
-  Bartenders--Colorado--Cripple Creek
-  Card players--Colorado--Cripple Creek
-  Affray--Colorado--Cripple Creek
-  Poker
-  Whiskey
-  Alcoholics--Colorado--Cripple Creek
-  Cripple Creek (Colo.)
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10May1899; 31770.
-  Duration: 0:46 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: Shows tap room of the "Miners Arms," stout lady at the bar, and three men playing stud horse. Old toper with a silk hat asleep by the stove. Rough miner enters, bar maid serves him with Red Eye Whiskey and he proceeds to clean out the place. Barmaid takes a hand with a siphon of vichy, and bounces the intruder, with the help of the card players, who line up before the bar and take copious drinks on the house. 45 feet. $6.75.
-  Filmed ca. March to mid-April 1899, in Edison's Black Maria studio.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 497; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 35 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 70 [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
FEC 2826 (ref print)
LC 1173 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1173 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1173
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694184
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694184


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