Film, Video The dinosaur and the missing link, a prehistoric tragedy Prehistoric tragedy

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Title
The dinosaur and the missing link, a prehistoric tragedy
Other Title
Prehistoric tragedy
Summary
Uses clay animation to tell a story of prehistoric times. Three suitors, named the Duke, Stonejaw Steve, and Theophilus Ivoryhead, compete for the hand of Miss Araminta Rockface. Ivoryhead, an unassuming weakling, wins her hand when the others mistakenly believe that he has killed a large ape which was actually felled by a dinosaur.
Contributor Names
O'Brien, Willis, 1886-1962, animation, writing.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
K.E.S.E. (Firm)
Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : K.E.S.E., 1917.
Subject Headings
-  Prehistoric peoples--Humor
-  Courtship--Humor
-  Dinosaurs--Humor
-  Apes--Humor
-  Mate selection--Humor
-  Hunting, Prehistoric--Humor
Genre
Comedy films
Clay animation films
Silent films
Short films
Fiction films
Notes
-  MP893 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Mar17; MP893.
-  Original release was tinted.
-  Duration: 3:23 (part 1) and 2:50 (part 2) at 22 fps.
-  A Conquest Picture.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. See reference librarian.
-  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; George Kleine Collection catalog, 1980; Library of Congress video collection, v. 3, Origins of American animation, 1900-1921; McIntire, J. Silent animated films at the Library of Congress, 1995; Moving picture world, v. 32.1, p. 745; Moving picture world, v. 33.2, p. 1122, 1389.
-  The George Kleine Collection of early motion pictures in the Library of Congress : a catalog / prepared by Rita Horwitz and Harriet Harrison with the assistance of Wendy White. Library of Congress, 1980.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 6 min., 208 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 6 min., 208 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
non-viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 6 min., 208 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 1472 (viewing print)
FRA 3802 (dupe neg pic)
FRA 3803 (non-viewing pos)
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.4078
animp 4078s2
Library of Congress Control Number
00694020
Language
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
99799066
Description
Uses clay animation to tell a story of prehistoric times. Three suitors, named the Duke, Stonejaw Steve, and Theophilus Ivoryhead, compete for the hand of Miss Araminta Rockface. Ivoryhead, an unassuming weakling, wins her hand when the others mistakenly believe that he has killed a large ape which was actually felled by a dinosaur.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/00694020
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Chicago citation style:

O'Brien, Willis, Animation, Writing, Inc Thomas A. Edison, K.E.S.E, and Kleine. The Dinosaur and the Missing Link, a Prehistoric Tragedy. United States: K.E.S.E, 1917. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694020/.

APA citation style:

O'Brien, W., Thomas A. Edison, I., K.E.S.E & Kleine. (1917) The Dinosaur and the Missing Link, a Prehistoric Tragedy. United States: K.E.S.E. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694020/.

MLA citation style:

O'Brien, Willis, Animation, Writing, et al. The Dinosaur and the Missing Link, a Prehistoric Tragedy. United States: K.E.S.E, 1917. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694020/>.