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Film, Video [Athlete with wand] Leçon de baton

About this Item


  • [Athlete with wand]

Other Title

  • Leçon de baton


  • One of a series of films using athletes from the local Newark Turnverein as subjects.


  • Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production.
  • Heise, William, camera.
  • National Turn Verein (Newark, N.J.)
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
  • Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [1894?]


  • -  Athletes--United States
  • -  Athletics--United States
  • -  Gymnastics--United States


  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films


  • -  Copyright: no reg.
  • -  Camera, William Heise.
  • -  According to Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, this film was not shown or sold commercially.
  • -  Duration: 0:37 at 16 fps.
  • -  Filmed February 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Source used: Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 89.
  • -  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEC 8056 to FYA 1427.


  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FYA 1427 (viewing print)


  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694110

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, National Turn Verein, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. Athlete With Wand. produceds by Dickson, W. K.-L. , Uction [?, 1894] Video.

APA citation style:

Heise, W., National Turn Verein, Thomas A. Edison, I. & Hendricks. (1894) Athlete With Wand. Dickson, W. K. -., prod [?] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, et al. Athlete With Wand. prod by Dickson, W. K.-L. , Uction [?, 1894] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.