Film, Video Buying a cow Achat embarrassant / Embarrassing purchase

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Title
Buying a cow
Other Title
Achat embarrassant
Embarrassing purchase
Summary
An urban husband and wife, walking in the countryside outside Paris, are so impressed with the delicious taste of a cow's milk that they buy the cow and try to bring it back to their Parisian apartment. After many misadventures, the cow is stolen right after they reach their front door.
Contributor Names
Société des établissements Gaumont.
George Kleine (Firm)
AFI/Marshall (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Kleine, 1908.
Subject Headings
-  Cows--France--Paris--Drama
-  City dwellers--France--Paris--Drama
-  Paris (France)--Drama
Genre
Comedy films
Short films
Silent films
Fiction films
Notes
-  French titles from AFI STAR database record no. 7676.
-  MAVIS 10518; Buying a cow.
-  Digital files viewed.
-  Sources used: Moving picture world, Jan. 18, 1908, p. 50; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 141; AFI STAR database record no. 7676.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 8/1970 from LC film lab; 16 mm. viewing print; preservation; AFI/Marshall (George) Collection.
-  Received: 2/6/1987 from LC film lab; 35 mm. viewing print; preservation; AFI/Marshall (George) Collection.
-  Received: 1/24/2007 from VidiPax; master; preservation; AFI/Marshall (George) Collection.
-  Received: 8/1970 from LC film lab; 16 mm. dupe neg pic; preservation; AFI/Marshall (George) Collection.
-  Received: 1/29/1987 from LC film lab; 35 mm. dupe neg pic; preservation; AFI/Marshall (George) Collection.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 7 min., 204 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 7 min., 507 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (ca. 7 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in. master.
2 film rolls (A & B rolls) (ca. 7 min., 204 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 7 min., 507 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
Call Number/Physical Location
FAA 7570 (viewing print)
FEB 7591 (viewing print)
VRA 1856 (master)
FAA 7568-7569 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 2406 (dupe neg pic)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/mbrsascfr.7570
Library of Congress Control Number
2006640759
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2006640759
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Chicago citation style:

Société Des Établissements Gaumont, George Kleine, and Afi/Marshall. Buying a Cow. United States: Kleine, 1908. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006640759/. (Accessed January 20, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Société Des Établissements Gaumont, George Kleine & Afi/Marshall. (1908) Buying a Cow. United States: Kleine. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006640759/.

MLA citation style:

Société Des Établissements Gaumont, George Kleine, and Afi/Marshall. Buying a Cow. United States: Kleine, 1908. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2006640759/>.