Film, Video Little Miss Lillian Little Lillian, danseuse / Little Lillian, toe danseuse / Little Miss Lillian, toe danseuse

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Title
Little Miss Lillian
Other Title
Little Lillian, danseuse
Little Lillian, toe danseuse
Little Miss Lillian, toe danseuse
Summary
"Little Miss Lillian, the marvelous child toe dancer, and youngest premiere danseuse in the world. The picture shows her in four different dances, her beautiful costumes changing mysteriously after each dance"--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
Graham, Lillian, performer.
Warwick Trading Company.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Great Britain : Warwick Trading Company, 1902] ; United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Ballet dancing
-  Child dancers
Genre
Filmed vaudeville acts
Trick films
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H34329 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 8Aug1903; H34329.
-  Performer: Lillian Graham.
-  Secondary sources disagree as to the original production company and country for this film. According to Niver's Early motion pictures, Little Lillian, danseuse, was produced in England by Warwick Trading Company and imported to the U.S. by Edison. According to Musser's Emergence of cinema, Little Lillian, toe danseuse, was filmed in Edison's New York studio by Edwin S. Porter on July 16, 1903. According to the British Film Institute website, Little Miss Lillian was filmed in 1902 in Great Britain by Warwick Trading Company. Cataloger unable to positively determine whether this is a British or American film.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 2076) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Probably photographed in London, England in 1902.
-  Not viewed.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 184; Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906, p. 49; British Film Institute WWW site, viewed September 26, 2014; Musser, C. The emergence of cinema: the American screen to 1907, p. 347; Chicago daily tribune, November 9, 1902, p. 62, viewed online via ProQuest Historical Newspapers, September 26, 2014; The World (NY), October 3, 1902, p. 14 viewed online via NewspaperARCHIVE, September 26, 2014.
-  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 (57 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (57 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 5090 (viewing print)
FRA 2048 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0006C (paper pos)
Box 5011D (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.02035580
Library of Congress Control Number
2014600160
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
Description
"Little Miss Lillian, the marvelous child toe dancer, and youngest premiere danseuse in the world. The picture shows her in four different dances, her beautiful costumes changing mysteriously after each dance"--Edison films catalog.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2014600160
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Warwick Trading Company, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Little Miss Lillian. [Great Britain: Warwick Trading Company, ; United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903, 1903] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2014600160/.

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Warwick Trading Company, Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Little Miss Lillian. [Great Britain: Warwick Trading Company, ; United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2014600160/.

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Warwick Trading Company, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Little Miss Lillian. [Great Britain: Warwick Trading Company, ; United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903, 1903] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2014600160/>.

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