Format Film, Video
Contributors [Commonwealth Pictures Corp
Dates 1919 to 1920
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Acrobatics
Female Impersonators
Range of Motion
Rings (Gymnastics)
Silent Films
United States
Kruger and Ward
Created / Published
[Commonwealth Pictures Corp., United States, 1919 or 1920?], monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Acrobats -- United States
-  Acrobatics -- United States
-  Gymnasts -- United States
-  Clowns -- United States
-  Clowning -- United States
-  Dwarfs -- United States
-  Rings (Gymnastics) -- United States
-  Joints -- Range of motion
-  Dislocations -- United States
-  Female impersonators -- United States
-  Silent films
-  Copyright: reg. unknown.
-  No copyright registration or production and distribution information could be found for an act under this name, but the film appears to be an uncopyrighted Spanuth's original vod-a-vil movie given the similarities in title graphics and camera technique to identified Spanuths.
-  Film is on r1 of two reels that contain the four acts in Spanuth's original vod-a-vil movies release no. 38, interspersed with four unidentified vaudeville films. Nitrate deterioration from the original film is printed throughout.
-  Duration: 3:25 at 16 fps.
-  NCN005423; [Unidentified Peters No3: Vaudeville acts].
-  First film on reel with: Allen Brothers, Three jumping Tommies, and Toto Brothers.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939; M/B/RS copyright descriptions; M/B/RS Acquisition files (AFI/Peters file); M/B/RS shelflist cards.
-  Probably filmed ca. 1918-19 in Chicago. (venue)
-  Available on the Internet; Library of Congress World Wide Web site ( (additional physical form)
motion picture
1 reel of 2 (r1) (205 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 2 (r1) (205 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
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