Film, Video Uncle Josh at the moving picture show /
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- Uncle Josh at the moving picture show /
- From Edison films catalog: Here we present a side-splitter. Uncle Josh occupies a box at a vaudeville theatre, and a moving picture show is going on. First there appears upon the screen a dancer. Uncle Josh jumps to the stage and endeavors to make love to her, but she flits away, and immediately there appears upon the screen the picture of an express train running at sixty miles an hour. Uncle Josh here becomes panic stricken and fearing to be struck by the train, makes a dash for his box. He is no sooner seated than a country couple appear upon the screen at a well. Before they pump the pail full of water they indulge in a love-making scene. Uncle Josh evidently thinks he recognizes his own daughter, and jumping again upon the stage he removes his coat and prepares to chastise the lover, and grabbing the moving picture screen he hauls it down, and to his great surprise finds a kinetoscope operator in the rear. The operator is made furious by Uncle Josh interrupting his show, and grappling with him they roll over and over upon the stage in an exciting encounter. Class A 125 ft. $18.75.
- Contributor Names
- Manley, Charles, cast.
- Porter, Edwin S., production, camera.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1902.
- Subject Headings
- - Motion picture audiences--United States--Drama
- - Realism in motion pictures--Drama
- - Motion pictures--United States--Drama
- - Cinematography--United States--Drama
- - Motion picture theaters--United States--Drama
- - Motion picture projectionists--United States--Drama
- - Rural population--United States--Drama
- - Farmers--United States--Drama
- - Dancers--United States--Drama
- - Railroads--United States--Drama
- - Fathers and daughters--United States--Drama
- - Vaudeville--United States--Drama
- - H13364 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Jan1902; H13364.
- - Charles "Daddy" Manley (Uncle Josh).
- - Duration: 1:57 at 16 fps.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 192-193; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 135, September 1902, p. 81-82 [MI].
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number
- FEB 9338 (ref print)
- LC 1917 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 1917 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1917
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
- Other Formats
- - MARCXML Record
- - MODS Record
- - Dublin Core Record
- Catalog Record
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