Film, Video Afraid of microbes Peur des microbes / Fear of microbes / Fear of the microbes / Unidentified John Jones.

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Title
Afraid of microbes
Other Title
Peur des microbes
Fear of microbes
Fear of the microbes
Unidentified John Jones.
Summary
A man who fears the influenza microbe buys an antiseptic spray from a pharmacist. On his way home, he insists on spraying everyone he encounters, including the police. A growing group of outraged people chases and captures him. He is tied up and doused with water.
Contributor Names
Pathé frères (France)
Pathé Frères (U.S.)
AFI/Jones (John) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Pathé Frères, 1908.
Subject Headings
-  Fear of contamination--France--Drama
Genre
Slapstick comedy films
Short films
Chase films
Fiction films
Notes
-  English title from Moving picture world, Jan. 11, 1908, p. 29, Jan. 18, 1908, p. 36, 50. French title, La peur des microbes, from Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1907 à 1909, p. 50.
-  No main title on film, but film appears to be otherwise complete.
-  Pathé no. 1913.
-  MAVIS 830471; Afraid of microbes.
-  On one film reel/videocassette preceding two other Pathé Frères English language versions: Lost a pretty little dog and At the dentist's.
-  The digital file and Betacam SP were made from the viewing print (FEA 8200).
-  Digital files viewed.
-  Sources used: Moving picture world, Jan. 11, 1908, p. 29, Jan. 18, 1908, p. 36, 50; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 13; Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1907 à 1909, p. 50; AFI STAR database record no. 8489.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 4/13/1995 from LC film lab; viewing print; preservation; AFI/Jones (John) Collection.
-  Received: 4/14/1995 from LC film lab; theatrical projection print; preservation; AFI/Jones (John) Collection.
-  Received: 1/24/2007 from VidiPax; master; preservation; AFI/Jones (John) Collection.
-  Received: 4/12/1995 from LC film lab; dupe neg pic; preservation; AFI/Jones (John) Collection.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 4 min., ca. 320 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 4 min., ca. 320 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. theatrical projection print.
1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (ca. 4 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in. master.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 4 min., ca. 320 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEA 8200 (viewing print)
FEB 9944 (theatrical projection print)
VRA 1877 (master)
FPC 7498 (dupe neg pic)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/mbrsascfr.8200
Library of Congress Control Number
2006640756
Online Format
image
video
Description
A man who fears the influenza microbe buys an antiseptic spray from a pharmacist. On his way home, he insists on spraying everyone he encounters, including the police. A growing group of outraged people chases and captures him. He is tied up and doused with water.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2006640756
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Pathé Frères, U.S Pathé Frères, and Afi/Jones. Afraid of Microbes. United States: Pathé Frères, 1908. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006640756/. (Accessed March 24, 2017.)

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Pathé Frères, Pathé Frères, U. S. & Afi/Jones. (1908) Afraid of Microbes. United States: Pathé Frères. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006640756/.

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Pathé Frères, U.S Pathé Frères, and Afi/Jones. Afraid of Microbes. United States: Pathé Frères, 1908. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2006640756/>.