Film, Video Comata, the Sioux Unidentified paper print box U

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Title
Comata, the Sioux
Other Title
Unidentified paper print box U
Summary
"A white man (Arthur Johnson) convinces an Indian maiden (Marion Leonard) to abandon her Indian village and accompany him to his small house on the edge of some cleared land. In time, they have a child. In the background, from the beginning, an Indian (James Kirkwood) can be seen as though guarding the young Indian girl. In time, the white man becomes enamored of a white girl. He leaves the Indian girl, and the last scene shows her with her child in her arms, going off into the hills with the Indian brave who had always loved her"--Paper print catalog.
Contributor Names
Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948, direction.
Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera.
Kirkwood, James, 1875-1963, cast.
Leonard, Marion, 1881-1956, cast.
Johnson, Arthur V., 1876-1916, cast.
Arvidson, Linda, 1884-1949, cast.
Lawrence, Florence, 1890-1938, cast.
Clarges, Verner, 1846-1911, cast.
Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Biograph, 1909.
Subject Headings
-  Love--Drama
-  Constancy--Drama
-  Whites--Relations with Indians--Drama
-  Indian women--Drama
-  Dakota Indians--Drama
Genre
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Romance films
Western films
Silent films
Short films
Fiction films
Notes
-  J131568 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Biograph Co.; 13Sept1909; J131568.
-  Camera, G.W. Bitzer.
-  Linda Arvidson, Arthur V. Johnson, James Kirkwood, Florence Lawrence, Leonard Marion, Verner Clarges.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 000U) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Biograph production no. 3615.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 63; Biograph bulletins 1908-1912, p. 123
-  Not viewed.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 360 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 360 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 360 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 900 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 5228 (viewing print)
FRA 2827 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 2925 (master pos pic)
Box 1215A (paper pos)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.01850345
Library of Congress Control Number
2011600458
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
17065247
Description
"A white man (Arthur Johnson) convinces an Indian maiden (Marion Leonard) to abandon her Indian village and accompany him to his small house on the edge of some cleared land. In time, they have a child. In the background, from the beginning, an Indian (James Kirkwood) can be seen as though guarding the young Indian girl. In time, the white man becomes enamored of a white girl. He leaves the Indian girl, and the last scene shows her with her child in her arms, going off into the hills with the Indian brave who had always loved her"--Paper print catalog.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2011600458
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MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Chicago citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Camera, James Kirkwood, Marion Leonard, Arthur V Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Florence Lawrence, Verner Clarges, Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Comata, the Sioux. United States: Biograph, 1909. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011600458/.

APA citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Kirkwood, J., Leonard, M., Johnson, A. V., Arvidson, L., Lawrence, F. [...] Niver. (1909) Comata, the Sioux. United States: Biograph. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011600458/.

MLA citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Camera, et al. Comata, the Sioux. United States: Biograph, 1909. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2011600458/>.