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Film, Video [Buster's revenge on the tramp] Title in Early motion pictures catalog: Buster Brown series: Buster's dog to the rescue / Title in Edison films catalog: Buster Brown series, scene I / Buster Brown series: Buster's dog to the rescue / Buster Brown series, scene I

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Title

  • [Buster's revenge on the tramp]

Other Title

  • Title in Early motion pictures catalog: Buster Brown series: Buster's dog to the rescue
  • Title in Edison films catalog: Buster Brown series, scene I
  • Buster Brown series: Buster's dog to the rescue
  • Buster Brown series, scene I

Summary

  • "The opening scene shows Bridget asleep at the kitchen-table, and Buster enters on tip-toe. After tying her apron over her head and to the back of the chair, he tries to reach a jar of jam on the top shelf of the pantry. After several futile attempts, he gives up. His attention is now attracted by a tramp at the window. Buster beckons the fellow to come in through the window, and asks "Weary Willie" to get jam for him. The tramp secures the jam, he places the jar on the table, and proceeds to enjoy the sweets, but neglects to give Buster his share. Whereupon Buster angrily gets up from the table, shakes his finger threateningly at the tramp and goes out, but almost immediately comes back with his mamma and his dog Tige. Buster's mamma is greatly shocked at the sight, while Buster now sets Tige on the tramp, and in the melee Bridget wakes up, and falls over backwards, chair and all. Buster's mamma releases Bridget from her predicament, and the tramp, with Tige holding on to his coat- tails, makes a hasty retreat through the window. Bridget succeeds in getting hold of her broom and helps him a little. Buster is rewarded by his mamma for getting rid of the tramp, and is given permission to eat all the jam he wants"--Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906.

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.

Headings

  • -  Buster Brown (Advertising character)
  • -  Boys--United States--Drama
  • -  Teasing--Drama
  • -  Dogs--Drama
  • -  Tricks--Drama
  • -  Tramps--Drama
  • -  Mothers and sons--Drama

Genre

  • Fiction films
  • Silent films
  • Comedy films
  • Short films

Notes

  • -  Duration: 1:43 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, Buster's dog to the rescue, was originally used for this film. It has also been used for another film in the Buster Brown series, which LC also holds. For more information, see notes on variant titles in MBRS Acquisitions: Paper Print (Buster Brown) file.
  • -  MAVIS 47653; [Buster's revenge on the tramp].
  • -  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.

Medium

  • dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FRA 8280 (dupe neg pic)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2011600514

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Outcault, Richard Felton, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Buster's Revenge on the Tramp. produceds by Porter, Edwin S.Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1904. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011600514/.

APA citation style:

Outcault, R. F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1904) Buster's Revenge on the Tramp. Porter, E. S. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011600514/.

MLA citation style:

Outcault, Richard Felton, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Buster's Revenge on the Tramp. prod by Porter, Edwin S.Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1904. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2011600514/>.