Film, Video The lone fisherman
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- The lone fisherman
- Depicts the patient fisherman, sitting on the end of a plank, waiting for a bite. Practical joker comes along and removes stone from other end of plank"--Edison films catalog, no. 105.
- White, James H. (James Henry), production.
- Heise, William, camera.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., .
- - Fishers--Humor
- - Fishing--Humor
- - Practical jokes--Humor
- Comedy films
- Silent films
- Short films
- Fiction films
- - Camera, William Heise.
- - Duration: 0:58 at 30 fps.
- - Filmed in early September 1896, probably in Fanwood, N.J.
- - Source: the painting "Fisherman's Luck" by James Maffit.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Sources used: Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 241; Maguire & Baucus. Edison and international photographic films catalogue, April 1897, p. 11 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 71 [MI]; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 614.
- - 35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEC 8075 to FYA 1133.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (109 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FYA 1133 (viewing print)
- Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
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Chicago citation style:
Heise, William, Camera, and Inc Thomas A. Edison. The Lone Fisherman. produceds by White, James H. Uction [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1896] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694129/.
APA citation style:
Heise, W. & Thomas A. Edison, I. (1896) The Lone Fisherman. White, J. H. U., prod [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694129/.
MLA citation style:
Heise, William, Camera, and Inc Thomas A. Edison. The Lone Fisherman. prod by White, James H. Uction [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1896] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694129/>.