Betsy Ross dance
Betsey Ross dance | Betsy Ross dance (Little Anita)
Opens on a bare stage with a painted backdrop of an interior theater wall and pillar. From screen right, a woman twirls onstage and performs an enthusiastic dance. It appears she is a woman dressed to look like a little girl, in a short, ruffled dress and sash, tights, and ballet slippers, with long, dark hair worn in curls. Her movements include some with ...
Little Anita - Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
A nymph of the waves
"This is a double-printing picture combining a view of Mlle. Cathrina Bartho in her celebrated "Speedway" dance, with one of the Whirlpool Rapids of Niagara Falls, the resulting effect being that the dancer appears to be gliding over the surface of the rushing waters. 25 feet"--Biograph picture catalogue. Superimposition of a woman dancing over footage of crashing waves from the rapids of Niagara Falls. ...
Bartho, Cathrina - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)