Film, Video The phable of the phat woman Phable of a phat woman / Fable of the fat woman

About this Item

Title
The phable of the phat woman
Other Title
Phable of a phat woman
Fable of the fat woman
Summary
An animated cartoon about a fat lady who attempts unsuccessfully to lose weight.
Contributor Names
Barré, Raoul, animation.
Powers, Tom E., writing.
International Film Service.
Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [International Film Service, 1916].
Subject Headings
-  Overweight women--Drama
-  Weight loss--Drama
Genre
Comedy films
Animated films
Short films
Fiction films
Notes
-  MP506 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: International Film Service, Inc.; 18Jan16; MP506.
-  Story, Tom E. Powers.
-  Duration: 2:08 at 22 fps.
-  Summary from M/B/RS preliminary catalog card.
-  Based on Tom Powers' newspaper comics.
-  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.
-  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
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. master pos pic.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 0585 (viewing print)
FRA 4787 (dupe neg pic)
FLA 0421 (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.4074
Library of Congress Control Number
00694016
Online Format
image
video
Description
An animated cartoon about a fat lady who attempts unsuccessfully to lose weight.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694016
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Chicago citation style:

Barré, Raoul, Animation, Tom E Powers, International Film Service, and Ernst. The Phable of the Phat Woman. [United States: International Film Service, 1916] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694016/. (Accessed May 27, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Barré, R., Powers, T. E., International Film Service & Ernst. (1916) The Phable of the Phat Woman. [United States: International Film Service] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694016/.

MLA citation style:

Barré, Raoul, Animation, et al. The Phable of the Phat Woman. [United States: International Film Service, 1916] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694016/>.