Film, Video Leander Sisters Leander Sisters, Yellow Kid dance

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Title
Leander Sisters
Other Title
Leander Sisters, Yellow Kid dance
Summary
The Leander Sisters perform a clever, characteristic dance called the "Yellow Kid." Stage is in the Sutro Baths, San Francisco, Cal., and the audience is composed largely of bathers. One sister appears to be dressed as Richard Outcault's Yellow Kid comic strip character.
Contributor Names
Leander Sisters.
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Blechynden, Frederick, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Dancers--California--San Francisco
-  Tough dance
-  Yellow Kid--(Fictitious character)
-  Sutro Baths (San Francisco, Calif.)
Genre
Filmed vaudeville acts
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  60561 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60561.
-  Performers: Leander Sisters.
-  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
-  Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps.
-  Parts of summary from the Edison films catalog.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1277) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed August 22, 1897, at the Sutro Baths in San Francisco, California.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 331-332; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 181; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 51 [MI].
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (26 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 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4291 (viewing print)
FEC 2755 (viewing print)
FRA 1442 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 9571 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0478C (paper pos)
Box 5071D (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1277
Library of Congress Control Number
00694233
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
Description
The Leander Sisters perform a clever, characteristic dance called the "Yellow Kid." Stage is in the Sutro Baths, San Francisco, Cal., and the audience is composed largely of bathers. One sister appears to be dressed as Richard Outcault's Yellow Kid comic strip character.
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