Format Film, Video
Contributors Edison Manufacturing Co.
Dates 1901
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Aerialists
Burlesque (Theater)
Drama
Rural Population
Silent Films
Striptease
Stripteasers
Theater Audiences
United States
Title
Trapeze disrobing act
Created / Published
Edison Manufacturing Co., United States, 1901, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Burlesque (Theater) -- United States -- Drama
-  Aerialists -- United States -- Drama
-  Striptease -- United States -- Drama
-  Stripteasers -- United States -- Drama
-  Theater audiences -- United States -- Drama
-  Rural population -- United States -- Drama
-  Silent films
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Nov1901; H10634.
-  Original main title lacking; viewing copy and 35 mm. open with patent and copyright notices.
-  Duration: 2:18 at 14 fps.
-  Viewing copy, ref print, and dupe neg originate from a nitrate positive; for other holdings on this title, including those originating from paper print LC 1903, see the M/B/RS Paper Print database.
-  According to author Irving Zeidman, a popular stunt in female minstrel shows--a precursor to burlesque--"was swinging out over the heads of the audience in trapezes and swings in midair, sometimes undressing in the process" (American burlesque show, 1967, p. 29).
-  Catalog no. 5309; code name (for telegraphic orders) Unhelmed.
-  NCN012563; Trapeze disrobing act.
-  NCN046353; Trapeze disrobing act.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 135, Sept. 1902, p. 82; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Allen, R. Horrible prettiness, 1991, p. 267-269.
-  Available on the Internet; Library of Congress World Wide Web site (http://lcweb.loc.gov) (additional physical form)
Form
motion picture
Extent
1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 1 min.) : si., b&w ; 3/4 in. viewing copy.
1 reel of 1 (121 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (121 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 96 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Library of Congress Catalog Number
96514756
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.rbc.varsmp.1903/mets.xml
http://lccn.loc.gov/96514756


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