Film, Video Mary & Gretel Mary and Gretel
About this Item
- Mary & Gretel
- Mary and Gretel
- "Alice in Wonderland meets the Garden of Eden in this surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and the two bewildered girls of the title"--Origins of American animation 1900-1921 notes.
- "Mary & Gretel explore the forest and come across Rip Van Winkle, drunken woodsmen, and a bunny. They pluck magic flowers and a fairy appears and sends them home"--Silent animated films at the Library of Congress.
- Moss, Howard S., animator
- Toyland Films, production company
- Peter Pan Film Corp., film distributor
- AFI/Ashton (James) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
- United States : Peter Pan Film Corp., .
- - Imaginary places--Drama
- - Dolls--Drama
- - Toys--Drama
- - Dwarfs (Folklore)--Drama
- - Van Winkle, Rip (Fictitious character)--Drama
- Fantasy films
- Stop-motion animation films
- Puppet films
- Short films
- Fiction films
- - Approximate release date from nitrate edge code.
- - Duration: approximately 7 min. at 20 fps.
- - Adapted from a series of books entitled Motoys in life, published by Toyland Publishing Co., New York.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Digital file includes a piano score composed and performed by Philip Carli.
- - 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.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (approximately 530 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (approximately 530 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FEB 9140 (viewing print)
- FPE 4655 (dupe neg pic)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Library of Congress Control Number
Additional Metadata Formats
- Afi/Ashton (James) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Moss, Howard S.
- Peter Pan Film Corp
- Toyland Films
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Chicago citation style:
Moss, Howard S., Animator, Film Distributor Peter Pan Film Corp, and Afi/Ashton. Mary & Gretel. produceds by Toyland Filmsuction Company [United States: Peter Pan Film Corp, 1917] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694019/.
APA citation style:
Moss, H. S., Peter Pan Film Corp, F. D. & Afi/Ashton. (1917) Mary & Gretel. Toyland Filmsuction Company, prod [United States: Peter Pan Film Corp] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694019/.
MLA citation style:
Moss, Howard S., Animator, Film Distributor Peter Pan Film Corp, and Afi/Ashton. Mary & Gretel. prod by Toyland Filmsuction Company [United States: Peter Pan Film Corp, 1917] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694019/>.