Film, Video Buster makes room for his mama at the bargain counter /
Outcault, Richard Felton
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Porter, Edwin S.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Buster Brown (Advertising Character)
Mothers and Sons
- Buster makes room for his mama at the bargain counter /
- Other Title
- Buster Brown series: Buster makes room for his mama at the bargain counter
- Buster cleans a bargain counter
- Buster Brown series, scene III
- "Shows a bargain counter in a department store and a large gathering of women examining goods. It is a special sale, and a great deal of interest is shown by the ladies, who jostle and crowd each other to secure the choicest bargains. Mrs. Brown enters, accompanied by Buster and Tige. Mrs. Brown is unable to get near the counter and is in despair. Buster sees his mamma's predicament, whispers in Tige's ear to "take a fit," which he does by throwing somersaults high in the air, and running wildly about as though mad. The dog's actions frighten the shoppers and they scatter in all directions. After the stampede Mrs. Brown proceeds to make her purchases, while Tige seats himself on a stool, and Buster looks on very innocently"--Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906.
- Contributor Names
- Porter, Edwin S., production.
- Outcault, Richard Felton, 1863-1928.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1904.
- Subject Headings
- - Buster Brown (Advertising character)
- - Boys--United States--Drama
- - Teasing--Drama
- - Dogs--Drama
- - Tricks--Drama
- - Mothers and sons--Drama
- - Shopping--Drama
- - Duration: 1:37 at 16 fps.
- - This short was originally copyrighted with four other short films under the title, Buster Brown series (H43074).
- - LC holds viewing print compilations of Buster Brown shorts which include this film. The viewing print compilation listed in the Early motion pictures catalog (FLA 5269) can be found under the title, Buster Brown series. [No. 3].
- - Based on the comic strip Buster Brown, by Richard F. Outcault.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 267-72; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906, p. 29-30 [MI].
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 41 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
- Call Number
- FRA 8278 (dupe neg pic)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 2298d http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.2298d
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
- Other Formats
- - MARCXML Record
- - MODS Record
- - Dublin Core Record
- Catalog Record
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