Format Film, Video
Contributors Edison Manufacturing Co.
Dates 1897
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Ballroom Dancing
Silent Films
United States
Charity ball
Created / Published
Edison Manufacturing Co., United States, 1897, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Ballroom dancing -- United States
-  Dance -- United States
-  Silent films
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Sept1897; 53737.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Duration: 0:34 at 22 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, see the M/B/RS Paper Print database.
-  Summary adapted from K.R. Niver, Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 52.
-  NCN046286; The charity ball.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Musser, C. The emergence of cinema, 1990, p. 234.
-  Filmed in Edison's "Black Maria" studio in West Orange, New Jersey. (venue)
-  Available on the Internet; Library of Congress World Wide Web site ( (additional physical form)
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1 reel of 1 (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
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