Film, Video The first circus Tony Sarg's almanac: "The first circus"

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Title
The first circus
Other Title
Tony Sarg's almanac: "The first circus"
Summary
During the stone-age the Stonehenge Circus entertained cavemen and women. The circus had a dinosaur that doubled as a trampoline and tightrope for the acrobats.
Contributor Names
Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942, animation.
Dawley, Herbert M., 1880-1970, production, animation.
Herbert M. Dawley Productions.
Rialto Productions.
AFI/Uhl (Clement) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Rialto Productions, 1921.
Subject Headings
-  Prehistoric peoples--Drama
-  Circus--Drama
-  Dinosaurs--Drama
-  Circus performers--Drama
-  Circus animals--Drama
-  Acrobats--Drama
-  Acrobatics--Drama
-  Stone age--Drama
Genre
Fantasy films
Silhouette animation films
Silent films
Short films
Fiction films
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Main and end titles lacking.
-  Duration: 2:24 (part 1) and 3:28 (part 2) at 20 fps.
-  Summary from J. McIntire, Silent animated films at the Library of Congress.
-  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; Library of Congress video collection, v. 3, Origins of American animation, 1900-1921; McIntire, J. Silent animated films at the Library of Congress, 1995; Big cartoon database WWW site, viewed March 26, 2012.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (inc.) (ca. 495 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEB 8413 (viewing print)
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.4084
Library of Congress Control Number
00694026
Online Format
image
video
Description
During the stone-age the Stonehenge Circus entertained cavemen and women. The circus had a dinosaur that doubled as a trampoline and tightrope for the acrobats.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/00694026
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Chicago citation style:

Sarg, Tony, Animation, Herbert M. Dawley Productions, Rialto Productions, and Afi/Uhl. The First Circus. United States: Rialto Productions, 1921. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694026/.

APA citation style:

Sarg, T., Herbert M. Dawley Productions, Rialto Productions & Afi/Uhl. (1921) The First Circus. United States: Rialto Productions. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694026/.

MLA citation style:

Sarg, Tony, Animation, et al. The First Circus. United States: Rialto Productions, 1921. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694026/>.