Film, Video Buster's joke on Papa Busters joke on Papa, 1903 Oct 28

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Title
Buster's joke on Papa
Other Title
Busters joke on Papa, 1903 Oct 28
Summary
A vendor comes into the kitchen and sells crabs to the cook.The next scene is in a bedroom where Papa can be seen sitting in a rocker, reading a newspaper. He leaves the room to prepare for bed and Buster is seen placing crabs in his bed. Papa returns, gets into bed and right out again, with some crabs attached to his anatomy. The last scene shows Buster being led to a chair by his mother. He is wearing a large, soft pillow tied to his posterior.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., production.
Outcault, Richard Felton, 1863-1928.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Buster Brown (Advertising character)
-  Boys--United States--Discipline--Drama
-  Teasing.--Drama
-  Practical jokes--Drama
-  Fathers and sons--Drama
Genre
Fiction films
Silent films
Comedy films
Short films
Notes
-  H37396 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Oct1903; H37396.
-  Summary derived from entry in Early motion pictures catalog.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1514) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Based on the comic strip Buster Brown, by Richard F. Outcault.
-  LC holds another version of this film with a different ending, also in the Paper Print Collection.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 267-72; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 5294 to FZA 3084.
Medium
1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 2 min.) : si., b&w.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 57 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 165 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 165 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 57 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 165 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 2 min., ca. 57 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll (ca. 160 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll (ca. 160 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4528 (viewing print)
FEB 9677 (viewing print)
FEB 9678 (viewing print, copy 2)
FRA 0366 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 3084 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1316 (master pos pic)
Box 0502A (paper pos)
Box 5061A (paper pos, copy 2)
Library of Congress Control Number
2011600511
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
16972123
Description
A vendor comes into the kitchen and sells crabs to the cook.The next scene is in a bedroom where Papa can be seen sitting in a rocker, reading a newspaper. He leaves the room to prepare for bed and Buster is seen placing crabs in his bed. Papa returns, gets into bed and right out again, with some crabs attached to his anatomy. The last scene shows Buster being led to a chair by his mother. He is wearing a large, soft pillow tied to his posterior.
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Outcault, Richard Felton, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Buster's joke on Papa. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011600511/.

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Outcault, R. F., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1903) Buster's joke on Papa. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011600511/.

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