Film, Video Sandow /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy Laurie)
Heise, William
Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Sandow, Eugen
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1894
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Bodybuilders
Muscle Tone
Physical Education and Training
Strong Men
United States
Sandow /
Other Title
Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope, Sandow, the modern Hercules
Sandow, the modern Hercules
Contributor Names
Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production.
Sandow, Eugen, 1867-1925, performer.
Heise, William, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1894?]
Subject Headings
-  Strong men--United States
-  Bodybuilders--United States
-  Bodybuilding--United States
-  Physical education and training--United States
-  Vaudeville--United States
-  Muscle tone
-  10777 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright (under title Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope): W.K.L. Dickson; 18May1894; 10777.
-  Performer: Eugen Sandow (aka Friedrich Muller).
-  Camera, William Heise.
-  Duration: 0:40 at 16 fps.
-  According to vaudeville historian Joe Laurie, Jr., Sandow--who was managed by Flo Ziegfeld--was "the greatest of the strong men and who received the most publicity" (Vaudeville, 1972, p. 33).
-  MAVIS 179292; Sandow.
-  Filmed March 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio.
-  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. 90-91.
-  viewing print; Received: 1994-05-13; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 39 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEC 8117 (viewing print)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 4018
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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