Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Dates 1903
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Bag Punching
Physical Education and Training
Silent Films
United States
Expert bag punching
Created / Published
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, United States, 1903, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Bag punching -- United States
-  Physical education and training -- United States
-  Silent films
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 28July1903; H33886.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Duration: 1:30 at 18 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.
-  Introduction to Keller's section on "Exhibition bag punching" in W.H. Rothwell's How to punch the bag, 1930: Unbeaten as the World's Champion Amateur Bag Puncher, and holder of the World's Professional Championship (p. 75).
-  Catalog no. 2432; code name (for telegraphic orders) Garzotte.
-  NCN046309; Expert bag punching.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph bulletins 1896-1908, 1971, p. 102; Biograph photo catalog, v. 5 [MI].
-  Filmed July 20, 1903 in the Biograph New York City studio. (venue)
-  Available on the Internet; Library of Congress World Wide Web site ( (additional physical form)
-  Single: single suspended bag worked with hands, forearms, and elbows (26 ft.) -- Knee: single bag worked off the floor with knees and, occasionally, knuckles (12 ft.) -- Floor: single floor bag worked with hands (14 ft.) -- Double: single suspended bag worked with hands and single floor bag punched with knees simultaneously (12 ft.) -- Aerial: bag suspended from the ceiling rather than the frame worked with hands and elbows (14 ft.) -- Triple: one suspended bag worked by each hand and single floor bag worked with knees simultaneously (9 ft.) -- Double Floor: two floor bags worked with hands, forearms, and elbows (14 ft.).
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1 reel of 1 (101 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (101 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (101 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
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