Film, Video The kiss
About this Item
- The kiss
- Other Title
- New kiss
- From Edison films catalog: Nothing new, but an old thing done over again and done well. Some one has attempted to describe a kiss as "something made of nothing," but this is not one of that kind, but one of those old fashioned "home made" kind that sets the whole audience into merriment and motion, and has always proven a popular subject. It is very fine photographically and an exhibit is not complete without it. 60 feet. $9.00.
- Contributor Names
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
- Subject Headings
- - Kissing
- Novelty films
- Silent films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - D5532 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Mar1900; D5532.
- - Duration: 0:44 at 16 fps.
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 1051) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
- - Based on the earlier Edison film, May Irwin kiss (1896).
- - Filmed from about February to early March 1900.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Forms part of the Library of Congress American Memory online collection: Inventing entertainment: the motion pictures and sound recordings of the Edison Companies.
- - Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 580; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 176; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 70 [MI].
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- paper pos 1 roll (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 4065 (viewing print)
- FEB 9561 (viewing print)
- FRA 1249 (dupe neg pic)
- FRA 1333 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
- FPE 5260 (dupe neg pic)
- FRB 0404 (master pos pic)
- Box 0350B (paper pos)
- Box 5155E (paper pos, copy 2)
- 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
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
- Additional Metadata Formats
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- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. The Kiss. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1900. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694229/. (Accessed October 28, 2016.)
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