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Title
Sandow /
Other Title
Sandow.
Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope, Sandow, the modern Hercules
Sandow, the modern Hercules
Contributor Names
Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production.
Sandow, Eugen, 1867-1925, performer.
Heise, William, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1894?]
Subject Headings
-  Strong men--United States
-  Bodybuilders--United States
-  Bodybuilding--United States
-  Physical education and training--United States
-  Vaudeville--United States
-  Muscle tone
Genre
Silent films
Sports films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  10777 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright (under title Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope): W.K.L. Dickson; 18May1894; 10777.
-  Performer: Eugen Sandow (aka Friedrich Muller).
-  Camera, William Heise.
-  Duration: 0:40 at 16 fps.
-  According to vaudeville historian Joe Laurie, Jr., Sandow--who was managed by Flo Ziegfeld--was "the greatest of the strong men and who received the most publicity" (Vaudeville, 1972, p. 33).
-  MAVIS 179292; Sandow.
-  Filmed March 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio.
-  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. 90-91.
-  viewing print; Received: 1994-05-13; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.
Medium
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 39 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEC 8117 (viewing print)
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.4018
Library of Congress Control Number
00694298
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694298
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694298&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. Sandow. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., ?, 1894] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694298/. (Accessed August 25, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Hendricks. (1894) Sandow. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., ?] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694298/.

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Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. Sandow. [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., ?, 1894] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694298/>.