Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Language English
Subjects Beheading
Magic
Mephistopheles (Legendary Character)
Swords
Title
Faust and Marguerite /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Mephistopheles (Legendary character)
-  Magic
-  Beheading
-  Swords
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Feb1900; D4734.
-  Duration: 0:57 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: Marguerite is seated before the fireplace, Faust standing by her side. Mephistopheles enters and offers his sword to Faust, commanding him to behead the fair Marguerite. Faust refuses, whereupon Mephistopheles draws the sword across the throat of the lady and she suddenly disappears and Faust is seated in her place. 60 feet. $9.00.
-  Based on the folk tale Faust and Marguerite.
-  Filmed ca. February 1900.
-  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. 578; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 84 [MI].
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
FEC 2806 (ref print)
LC 1204 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1204 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1204
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694201
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694201


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