Film, Video The mysterious cafe /
Dinners and Dining
Hallucinations and Illusions
- The mysterious cafe /
- Other Title
- Mysterious cafe, or Mr. and Mrs. Spoopendyke have troubles with a waiter
- Mr. and Mrs. Spoopendyke have troubles with a waiter
- mysterious cafe, or mr. and mrs. spoopendyke have troubles with a waiter
- mr. and mrs. spoopendyke have troubles with a waiter
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1901.
- Subject Headings
- - Dinners and dining
- - Restaurants
- - Magic tricks
- - Gravity
- - Married people
- - Hallucinations and illusions
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Dec1901; H11495.
- - Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith.
- - Duration: 1:35 at 16 fps.
- - From Edison films catalog: As the above title indicates, the scene does not take place in an ordinary restaurant, but one in which all natural rules of order and gravitation are reversed. The couple above mentioned have a most trying experience while endeavoring to partake of a square meal. They find themselves flying about the room from chairs to table, and vice versa, until they are both completely bewildered, ending in a general mix-up, which is sure to provoke much merriment. Class B 100 ft. $12.00.
- - Filmed ca. June 1899 to September 1900, on Vitagraph's roof-top studio in New York, New York.
- - 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. 624; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 135, Sept. 1902, p. 95 [MI].
- 1 reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
- 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number
- FEB 9339 (ref print)
- LC 1725 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 1725 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1725
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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