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Film, Video Seminary girls Variant title in Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900: Scene in a seminary / Scene in a seminary

About this Item

Title

  • Seminary girls

Other Title

  • Variant title in Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900: Scene in a seminary
  • Scene in a seminary

Summary

  • "A number of young ladies, in their night robes, are having a frolic, and are interrupted by a teacher. One girl makes herself very conspicuous by crawling under a bed. 50 foot strip"--Edison films catalog.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • Heise, William, camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • AFI/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.

Headings

  • -  Play--Humor
  • -  Girls--Humor
  • -  Students--Humor
  • -  School principals--Humor

Genre

  • Comedy films
  • Peep shows (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Fiction films

Notes

  • -  24883 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1897; 24883.
  • -  Duration: 0:27 at 30 fps.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 289; Maguire & Baucus. Fall catalogue 1897, p. 10; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 69.
  • -  Camera, William Heise.
  • -  Filmed ca. mid-March to mid-April 1897, in Edison's Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEA 8708 to FYA 2102.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FYA 2102 (viewing print)
  • FPB 9400 (dupe neg pic)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694303

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Afi/Holt. Seminary Girls. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694303/.

APA citation style:

Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Afi/Holt. (1897) Seminary Girls. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694303/.

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Afi/Holt. Seminary Girls. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694303/>.