Film, Video La poule phénomène /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Pathé Frères (France)
Dates 1905
Subjects Chickens
Magic Tricks
La poule phénomène /
Other Title
Phenomenal hen
Special effects reel.
A magician produces a chicken from an immense egg, and then six chicks from eggs laid by that chicken. The chicken is wrapped in paper and put into a pot. The chicks go back into their eggs, which are broken into the pot. From the pot, the magician pulls out the chicken, alive!
Contributor Names
Pathé frères (France)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
France : Pathé frères, 1905.
Subject Headings
-  Chickens--Drama
-  Magic tricks--Drama
-  Beginning and end titles lacking.
-  French and English language titles from AFI STAR database record no. 40291.
-  Most of summary from AFI STAR database record no. 40291.
-  Pathé no. 1239.
-  MAVIS 64246; Poule phenomene.
-  Copy 1 is on one reel with five other films. Followed by A touching pleading, [Story of Christ], Liliputian dance, The enchanted glasses, and The golden beetle.
-  Copy 2 is on one reel with copy 2 of A touching pleading.
-  The digital file and Betacam SP were made from the viewing print, copy 1 (FBC 7678).
-  Digital files viewed.
-  Sources used: AFI STAR database record no. 40291; American Film Institute online catalog; Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1896 à 1906, p. 906.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 3-3-1997; viewing prints, copies 1 and 2; gift; Niver (Kemp) Collection.
-  Received: 1-24-2007 from VidiPax; master; preservation; Niver (Kemp) Collection.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print (copy 2)
1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (ca. 3 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in. master.
Call Number
FBC 7678 (viewing print)
FAC 1315 (viewing print, copy 2)
VRA 1876 (master)
Digital Id
mbrsascfr 7678s1
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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