Film, Video The mystic swing

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Title
The mystic swing
Summary
From Edison films catalog: The professor shows his power to Mephisto by mysteriously placing a young lady in a swing. Mephisto then shows his power by making the young lady disappear from the swing, to the surprise of the professor. The professor makes another mystic pass and produces a second young lady then in the swing, and also a skeleton. 60 feet. $9.00.
Contributor Names
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Magic tricks--Drama
-  Materialization--Drama
-  Mephistopheles (Legendary character)--Drama
-  Teachers--Drama
-  Swings--Drama
-  Skeleton--Drama
-  Competition (Psychology)--Drama
Genre
Trick films
Notes
-  D6368 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Mar1900; D6368.
-  Duration: 0:57 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed ca. March 1900.
-  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, 1997, p. 584-85; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 85 [MI].
Medium
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEB 9693 (ref print)
LC 234 (paper pos)
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.0234
Library of Congress Control Number
00694255
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694255
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694255&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. The Mystic Swing. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1900. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694255/. (Accessed December 10, 2016.)

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