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Film, Video Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph Title inEdison films catalog no. 105: Corbett-Courtney fight

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Title

  • Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph

Other Title

  • Title inEdison films catalog no. 105: Corbett-Courtney fight

Summary

  • "This fight consists of six rounds, each round on a film 150 feet long. It is not a fac-simile or a "fake" of any description, but an actual contest between James J. Corbett, former champion of the world, and Peter Courtney. The films are listed as 1st Round, 2nd Round, 3rd Round, 4th Round, 5th Round, and 6th Round"--F.M. Prescott catalog, June, 1897.

Names

  • Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production
  • Heise, William, camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Kinetoscope Exhibition Company

Created / Published

  • United States : Kinetoscope Exhibition Company, 1894.

Headings

  • -  Corbett, James J.,--1866-1933
  • -  Courtney, Peter,--1867-1896

Genre

  • Filmed boxing matches
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  53707 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Wm. K. L. Dickson; 17Nov1894; 53707.
  • -  Originally released for kinetoscope exhibition.
  • -  Duration: 0:08 at 30 fps.
  • -  Incomplete: LC copy of film is only one partial round of the original six rounds.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 114-122; F.M. Prescott, Latest Edison films for projecting machines, June 1897, p. 2; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 51.
  • -  Camera, William Heise.
  • -  Appearing: James J. Corbett, Peter Courtney.
  • -  Filmed September 7, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (17 ft.) (inc.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FEC 8090 (viewing print)

Source Collection

  • Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694182

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Kinetoscope Exhibition Company. Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph. produceds by Dickson, W. K.-L. , Uction United States: Kinetoscope Exhibition Company, 1894. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694182/.

APA citation style:

Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Kinetoscope Exhibition Company. (1894) Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph. Dickson, W. K. -., prod United States: Kinetoscope Exhibition Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694182/.

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Kinetoscope Exhibition Company. Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph. prod by Dickson, W. K.-L. , Uction United States: Kinetoscope Exhibition Company, 1894. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694182/>.