Film, Video The mystic swing /
Mephistopheles (Legendary Character)
- The mystic swing /
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
- Subject Headings
- - Magic tricks
- - Materialization
- - Mephistopheles (Legendary character)
- - Teachers
- - Swings
- - Skeleton
- - Competition (Psychology)
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Mar1900; D6368.
- - Duration: 0:57 at 16 fps.
- - From Edison films catalog: The professor shows his power to Mephisto by mysteriously placing a young lady in a swing. Mephisto then shows his power by making the young lady disappear from the swing, to the surprise of the professor. The professor makes another mystic pass and produces a second young lady then in the swing, and also a skeleton. 60 feet. $9.00.
- - Filmed ca. March 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. 584-85; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 85 [MI].
- 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 9693 (ref print)
- LC 234 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 0234 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0234
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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