Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Dates 1902
Location United States
Language English
Subjects (Fictitious Character)
Conduct of Life
Foxy Grandpa
Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious Character)
Practical Jokes
Silent Films
Tap Dancing
United States
The boys think they have one on Foxy Grandpa, but he fools them
Created / Published
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, United States, 1902, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious character) -- Drama
-  Banjo -- United States -- Drama
-  Banjoists -- United States -- Drama
-  Boys -- United States -- Conduct of life -- Drama
-  Practical jokes -- Drama
-  Tap dancing -- United States
-  Silent films
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23May1902; H18036.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Duration: 1:08 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. 2148; code name (for telegraphic orders) Garatum.
-  NCN046284; The boys think they have one on Foxy Grandpa, but he fools them.
-  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 (68 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (68 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 reel of 1 (68 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos.
1 roll (68 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
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