Film, Video Buster makes room for his mama at the bargain counter /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Outcault, Richard Felton
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Porter, Edwin S.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1904
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Boys
Buster Brown (Advertising Character)
Mothers and Sons
United States
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
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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