Format Film, Video
Dates 1901
Location Buffalo
New York
United States
Language English
Subjects (
Buffalo
Buffalo (N.Y.)
Buffalo, N.Y.)
Eskimos
Exhibition Buildings
Exhibitions
Games
New York (State)
Pan American Exposition
United States
Title
Esquimaux leap-frog /
Description
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7500. Duration: 0:48 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The Edison company distributed this film and the film "Esquimaux Game of Snap-the-whip" as one film, entitled "Scene in the Esquimaux Village." The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows buildings resembling igloos on ice floes, in front of which persons clothed as Eskimos play a game of leapfrog. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SCENE IN THE ESQUIMAUX VILLAGE. Ungulado. [code for telegraphic orders]. This shows several Esquimaux at the game of "Misheetak," or leap frog, which differs somewhat from the civilized game, and is quite amusing, the photography of which is perfect. Class B 75 ft. $9.00 The Edison Company summary was excerpted to include descriptions only of scenes appearing in this film. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Received: 8/9/1901; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. 1 roll (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
Subject Headings
-  Pan-American Exposition--Buffalo, N.Y.)--(1901 :
-  Exhibitions--United States
-  Eskimos--Games
-  Exhibition buildings--New York (State)--Buffalo
-  Buffalo (N.Y.)
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7500.
-  Duration: 0:48 at 15 fps.
-  Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White.
-  Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York.
-  The Edison company distributed this film and the film "Esquimaux Game of Snap-the-whip" as one film, entitled "Scene in the Esquimaux Village."
-  The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows buildings resembling igloos on ice floes, in front of which persons clothed as Eskimos play a game of leapfrog.
-  From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SCENE IN THE ESQUIMAUX VILLAGE. Ungulado. [code for telegraphic orders]. This shows several Esquimaux at the game of "Misheetak," or leap frog, which differs somewhat from the civilized game, and is quite amusing, the photography of which is perfect. Class B 75 ft. $9.00
-  The Edison Company summary was excerpted to include descriptions only of scenes appearing in this film.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 8/9/1901; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 roll (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
LC 746 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp001 m1b10428 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp001.m1b10428
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694350
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694350


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