Film, Video Sandow Sandow. / Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope, Sandow, the modern Hercules / Sandow, the modern Hercules

About this Item

Title

  • Sandow

Other Title

  • Sandow.
  • Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope, Sandow, the modern Hercules
  • Sandow, the modern Hercules

Summary

  • Strong-man Eugen Sandow stands against a black background with his arms up and hands behind his head. He strikes a variety of poses that demonstrate his upper body muscular development.

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

Genre

  • Filmed vaudeville acts
  • Peep shows (Motion pictures)
  • Silent 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.
  • -  Camera, William Heise.
  • -  Duration: 0:40 at 16 fps.
  • -  Filmed March 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
  • -  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. 90-91; Laurie, J. Vaudeville: from the honky-tonks to the Palace, p. 33.
  • -  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEC 8117 to FYA 1492.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 39 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FYA 1492 (viewing print)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694298

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. Sandow. performeds by Sandow, Eugen, produceds by Dickson, W. K.-L. , Uction [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., ?, 1894] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694298/.

APA citation style:

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

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. Sandow. performer by Sandow, Eugen, prod by Dickson, W. K.-L. , Uction [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., ?, 1894] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694298/>.