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Film, Video Glenroy Bros. [No. 2] Glenroy Brothers

About this Item


  • Glenroy Bros. [No. 2]

Other Title

  • Glenroy Brothers


  • "The Glenroy Brothers perform a portion of their vaudeville act, The Comic View of Boxing: The Tramp & the Athlete"--Internet movie database.
  • "Farcical pugilists in costume"--Raff & Gammon price list.


  • Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, film producer
  • Heise, William, camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Glenroy Brothers, performer

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., [1894]


  • -  Boxing--Humor
  • -  Boxers (Sports)--Humor


  • Filmed vaudeville acts
  • Comedy films
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films


  • -  Performers: Glenroy Brothers.
  • -  Camera, William Heise.
  • -  Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps.
  • -  Filmed October 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio, West Orange, New Jersey.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Sources used: Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 139; Raff & Gammon. Price list of films, ca. June 1895, p. 1 [MI]; Internet movie database, April 28, 2021.


  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FEC 8089 (viewing print)

Source Collection

  • Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694121

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Dickson, W. K.-L. , Film Producer, William Heise, and Inc Thomas A. Edison. Glenroy Bros. No. 2. performeds by Glenroy Brothers [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1894] Video.

APA citation style:

Dickson, W. K. -., Heise, W. & Thomas A. Edison, I. (1894) Glenroy Bros. No. 2. Glenroy Brothers, performer [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Dickson, W. K.-L. , Film Producer, William Heise, and Inc Thomas A. Edison. Glenroy Bros. No. 2. performer by Glenroy Brothers [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1894] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.