Stealing a dinner
Stealing a dinner by dogs
A man sits at the dinner table, with a row of dogs behind him and a black dog sitting near the table in the foreground. When the master rings a bell for service, a dog enters on her hind legs dressed in a servant's cap and apron. As she hops toward the table, however, a cat jumps upon the surface. The master tosses the...
Leonidas - Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Mr. Jack in the dressing room
Mr. Jack visits the dressing room | Mister Jack in the dressing room
Opens on a stage set of the interior of a theatrical dressing room. Along a bar that serves as a dressing table sit three costumed young women--perhaps chorus girls or members of a burlesque troope--adjusting their hair and makeup in three mirrors hanging from the wall. Two of the women wear very short outfits that show their stockinged legs; the third woman is dressed...
Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
The boys think they have one on Foxy Grandpa, but he fools them
Foxy Grandpa plays banjo as well as he dances | Boys think they have one on Grandpa
Opens on a stage with a stone fence and a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. In front of the fence is a bench, on which sits Joseph Hart as the cartoon character of Foxy Grandpa, reading a newspaper or magazine. He sports a bald pate with white bushy hair on the sides, a large bulbous nose, and a potbelly, and wears spats...
Hart, Joseph - Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
2 a.m. in the subway
Two a.m. in the subway
Opens on a set of a subway platform, with two tracks on either side and stairs leading up to the exit. A policeman stretches and wearily sits on a box or crate, as a uniformed conductor awaits a train. A subway car arrives on the left side of the platform and the conductor opens the door. A well-dressed man with a cigar in his...
Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
As in a looking glass
How Tommy got a pull on his grandpa
Opens on a split stage set of two rooms with a door and wall between them. In the living or dining room on the left of the frame, an elderly, bearded man sits at a table, reading the newspaper. In the bedroom on the right, a boy in a suit with short pants attaches a long string to the end of a dresser drawer,...
Armitage, F. S. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)