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Buster Brown series: Pranks of Buster Brown and his dog Tige
Busters revenge on the tramp
Tige to the rescue
Buster Brown series, scene IV
"Shows a kitchen and Bridget busy making crullers. Buster enters and begs Bridget to give him one. Bridget refuses and places all the crullers in a basket on the top pantry shelf. She warns Buster not to touch them, and leaves the room. Buster secures a stepladder and proceeds to climb to the top. As he is about to secure the coveted prize his mamma enters, chastises him severely, and ties Buster fast to the table, and leaves the room. Buster calls Tige to his assistance, explains the situation, and points to the top shelf of the closet. Tige mounts the ladder, secures the basket and places it on the table at Buster's elbow. The scene closes with Buster and Tige dividing the spoils"--Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., production.
Outcault, Richard Felton, 1863-1928.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Buster Brown (Advertising character)
-  Boys--United States--Discipline--Drama
-  Teasing--Drama
-  Dogs--Drama
-  Tricks--Drama
-  Mothers and sons--Drama
Fiction films
Silent films
Comedy films
Short films
-  Duration: 2:20 at 16 fps.
-  This short was originally copyrighted with four other short films under the title, Buster Brown series (H43074).
-  Supplied title from LC American Memory WWW site. The title, "Busters revenge on the tramp" [sic], appears on the paper roll. However, no tramp appears in this film. "Buster's revenge on the tramp" has been used as the title of a different film in the Buster Brown series, in which a tramp does appear. For more information, see notes on variant titles in MBRS Acquisitions: Paper Print (Buster Brown) file.
-  MAVIS 47655; [Buster's dog to the rescue].
-  LC holds viewing print compilations of Buster Brown shorts which include this film. The viewing print compilation listed in the Early motion pictures catalog (FLA 5269) can be found under the title, Buster Brown series. [No. 3].
-  Based on the comic strip Buster Brown, by Richard F. Outcault.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 267-72; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906, p. 29-30.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 68 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FRA 0365 (dupe neg pic)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
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Outcault, Richard Felton, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. [Buster's Dog to the Rescue]. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1904. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed September 29, 2016.)

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