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Film, Video Kindergarten ball game Title in AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910: Kindergarten ball game, Missouri Commission

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About this Item

Title

  • Kindergarten ball game

Other Title

  • Title in AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910: Kindergarten ball game, Missouri Commission

Summary

  • "A row of approximately twenty-five children under the age of six can be seen facing the camera. They stand in front of a long blackboard with the words "Kansas City, Mo." written on it. As the film continues, the children bounce the balls they have in their hands, then form a circle and march around the bouncing balls"--Early motion pictures.

Names

  • Weed, A. E., camera
  • American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
  • Missouri. Commission to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1904.

Headings

  • -  Kindergarten--Missouri--Kansas City
  • -  Ball games--Missouri--Kansas City
  • -  Children--Recreation--Missouri--Kansas City
  • -  Play--Missouri--Kansas City

Genre

  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  H45156 U.S Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 2May04; H45156.
  • -  Biograph production no. 2881.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0093) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 174-175; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 565-566; Biograph production logs; Musser, C., The emergence of cinema, p. 359; The state of Missouri at the World's fair, 1904. Guide to Missouri exhibits, p. 4, viewed online October 25, 2019 via the Internet Archive.
  • -  Cameraman, A.E. Weed.
  • -  Filmed April 18, 1904 in Kansas City, Missouri; footage was probably taken at Linwood Elementary School.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  paper pos Received: 1904-05-02; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
  • -  According Musser's The emergence of cinema, "Films taken for the Missouri Commission showed students from various schools across the state; these were probably made for exhibition at the forthcoming St. Louis World's Fair (Louisiana Purchase Exhibition)". According to The state of Missouri at the World's fair, 1904, the Missouri education exhibit at the Palace of Education featured the activities of school children as presented in moving pictures.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  Paper print roll lacking suffix.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (19 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (59 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (19 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3107 (viewing print)
  • FEC 1939 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0443 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPF 0897 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 2181 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0644 (paper pos)
  • Box 5258D (paper pos, copy 2)

Source Collection

  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00564561

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Missouri. Commission To The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, and Paper Print Collection. Kindergarten Ball Game. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1904. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00564561/.

APA citation style:

Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Missouri. Commission To The Louisiana Purchase Exposition & Paper Print Collection. (1904) Kindergarten Ball Game. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564561/.

MLA citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, et al. Kindergarten Ball Game. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1904. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00564561/>.