Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Dates 1902
Location United States
Language English
Subjects (Fictitious Character)
Foxy Grandpa
Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious Character)
Polly (Fictitious Character)
Silent Films
Tap Dancing
United States
Foxy Grandpa and Polly in a little hilarity
Created / Published
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, United States, 1902, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Dance -- United States
-  Vaudeville -- United States
-  Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious character) -- Drama
-  Polly (Fictitious character) -- Drama
-  Silent films
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23May1902; H18034.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Duration: 0:30 at 16 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.
-  Catalog no. 2146; code name (for telegraphic orders) Garatorum.
-  NCN046315; Foxy Grandpa and Polly in a little hilarity.
-  Based on the musical Foxy Grandpa by William A. Brady, which was based on the comic strip by Carl E. "Bunny" Schultz.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902 [MI], p. 63; Biograph bulletins 1896-1908, 1971, p. 75-76; Musser, C. The emergence of cinema, 1990, p. 308.
-  Filmed May 17, 1902, in the Biograph New York City studio. (venue)
-  Available on the Internet; Library of Congress World Wide Web site ( (additional physical form)
motion picture
1 reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos.
1 reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg.
1 reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos.
1 roll (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
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