Film, Video Keeping up with the Joneses. [Women's styles] Women's styles / Keeping up with the Joneses.

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Title
Keeping up with the Joneses. [Women's styles]
Other Title
Women's styles
Keeping up with the Joneses.
Summary
A domestic comedy about the McGinis family--husband Aloysius, wife Clarice, daughter Julie, and housemaid Belladonna. The simple story lines often parody society's concern with material goods as an indicator of social standing, but the series was not as narrowly focused as the title implies. The Joneses were the McGinis's neighbors, but were not depicted. They were referred to as objects of envy, with whom the McGinis family was "trying to keep up". In this film Pa is appalled at the latest fashionable dresses worn by the women in his household.
Contributor Names
Palmer, H. S. (Harry S.), -1955, direction, production, writing, animation
Momand, Arthur R., 1887-1987.
Gaumont Co.
Mutual Film Corporation.
AFI/Zouary (Maurice) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Mutual Film Corp., [1915]
Subject Headings
-  Fashion--United States--Drama
-  Women's clothing--United States--Drama
-  Husbands--United States--Drama
-  Wives--United States--Drama
Genre
Live-action/animation films
Comedy films
Silent films
Short films
Fiction films
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Duration: 2:49 at 22 fps.
-  "Mutual program."
-  Summary derived from description of the comic strip, Keeping up with the Joneses on Don Markstein's Toonopedia WWW site.
-  Based on the newspaper comic strip by Arthur Ragland "Pop" Mormand.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939; Library of Congress video collection, v. 3, Origins of American animation, 1900-1921; McIntire, J. Silent animated films at the Library of Congress, 1995; M/B/RS preliminary catalog card; Gifford, D. American animated films: the silent era, 1897-1929; Don Markstein's Toonopedia WWW site, viewed Dec. 1, 2011.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Digital file includes a piano score composed and performed by Philip Carli.
Medium
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., 228 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., 91 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., 228 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., 228 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEA 3307 (viewing print)
FRA 8107 (dupe neg pic)
FPA 3207 (dupe neg pic)
FPC 0290 (master pos pic)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/animp.4065
Library of Congress Control Number
00694007
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694007
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694007&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Momand, Arthur R, Gaumont Co, Mutual Film Corporation, and Afi/Zouary. [Keeping up with the Joneses. Women's styles]. [United States: Mutual Film Corp, 1915] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694007/. (Accessed December 08, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Momand, A. R., Gaumont Co, Mutual Film Corporation & Afi/Zouary. (1915) [Keeping up with the Joneses. Women's styles]. [United States: Mutual Film Corp] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694007/.

MLA citation style:

Momand, Arthur R, et al. [Keeping up with the Joneses. Women's styles]. [United States: Mutual Film Corp, 1915] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694007/>.