Film, Video Love in a hammock Love in a hammok
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- Love in a hammock
- Love in a hammok
- From Edison films catalog: A happy young couple are seated in a hammock under an old oak tree, ardently making love and evidently totally oblivious to all that is taking place about them. Two bad boys suddenly appear upon the scene, and one of them climbs into the tree while the other keeps watch. The urchin in the tree scrambles out on an overhanging branch, lying flat on his face, so as to be directly over the happy pair to hear what goes on. When the love making reaches a climax the branch on which the boy is lying breaks. The boy falls into the hammock between the pair of lovers; the hammock breaks with the fall of the boy, and both the boy and the lovers are mixed up in a confused mass upon the ground. The ending is exceedingly ludicrous, and we predict that this subject will be highly amusing. 50 feet. $7.50.
- White, James H. (James Henry), production.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1901.
- - Boys--Humor
- - Eavesdropping--Humor
- - Courtship--Humor
- Comedy films
- Silent films
- Short films
- Fiction films
- - H375 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12Jan1901; H375.
- - Duration: 0:51 at 16 fps.
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 0683) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
- - Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Filmed in about December 1900 to early January 1901.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 649; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 190; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 67 [MI].
- - Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. Viewing print.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. Viewing print.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. Dupe neg pic.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. Dupe neg pic.
- 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. Paper pos.
- 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. Paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 3697 (viewing print)
- FEB 9716 (viewing print)
- FRA 0946 (dupe neg pic)
- FPE 5258 (dupe neg pic)
- Box 0540C (paper pos)
- Box 5520B (paper pos, copy 2)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Love in a Hammock. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1901. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694238/.
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Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1901) Love in a Hammock. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694238/.
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Love in a Hammock. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1901. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694238/>.