Film, Video Buffalo dance
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- Buffalo dance
- Contributor Names
- Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production.
- Heise, William, camera.
- Last Horse, performer.
- Parts His Hair, performer.
- Hair Coat, performer.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 
- Subject Headings
- - Buffalo dance
- - Indian dance--North America
- - Dancers--United States
- - Wild west shows--United States
- - Indian dancers
- - Copyright: no reg.
- - Performers: Last Horse, Parts His Hair, Hair Coat.
- - Camera, William Heise.
- - Duration: 0:15 at 20 fps.
- - According to Edison film historian C. Musser, this film and others shot on the same day (see also Sioux ghost dance) featured Native American Indian dancers from Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, and constitutes the American Indian's first appearance before a motion picture camera.
- - MAVIS 183862.
- - Filmed September 24, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 126.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Received: 5-13-1994; viewing print; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 17 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FEC 8098 (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
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
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- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
ContributorsDickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie)
Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Parts His Hair
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
SubjectsBuffalo Bill's Wild West Show
Wild West Shows
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Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. Buffalo Dance. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1894] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694114/. (Accessed January 21, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Hendricks. (1894) Buffalo Dance. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694114/.
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Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. Buffalo Dance. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1894] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694114/>.