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Obtaining Copies of American Memory Film Collection Materials

THE AMERICAN VARIETY STAGE: Vaudeville And Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920


Jump to Tape Number: 1 - 2 - 7
Tape 1
LC Number: VXA 8568 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 54 minutes

Title of Film Duration Original Source Donor
Laura Comstock's Bag-Punching Dog 1:31 FPE 7537 PP
Stealing a Dinner 0:50 FEC 2172 PP
[Animal Act with Baboon, Dog, and Monkey] from Spanuth's Original Vod-A-Vil Movies 1:28 FEB 3202 AFI/
Zouary
Tom Tinker's Pony Patter from Spanuth's Original Vod-A-Vil Movies 2:01 FEB 3202 AFI/
Zouary
Jumbo - The Trained Elephant from Spanuth's Original Vod-A-Vil Movies 4:36 FEB 3201 AFI/
Zouary
Birth of the Pearl 0:53 FEC 2525 PP
From Show Girl to Burlesque Queen 1:02 FEC 2132 PP
Karina 0:23 FPE 7657 PP
Kiss Me 1:06 FPE 7605 PP
Pity the Blind, no. 2 0:51 FEC 2274 PP
Princess Rajah Dance 1:11 FEC 2186 PP
Trapeze Disrobing Act 2:18 FEB 7540 PP
Alphonse and Gaston, no. 3 0:53 FEC 2536 PP
As In a Looking Glass 1:01 FPE 7762 PP
The Boys Think They Have One on Foxy Grandpa, but He Fools Them 1:08 FEC 2537 PP
Chimmie Hicks at the Races 0 :47 FEC 2265 PP
The Chimney Sweep and the Miller 0:31 FEC 2265 PP
Dancing Boxing Match, Montgomery and Stone 0:05 FPC 4701 PP
Dog Factory 4:27 FEC 2516 PP
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 1
The Extra Turn 1:28 FEC 2513 PP
A Frontier Flirtation 0:48 FEC 2181 PP
A Gesture Fight in Hester Street 0:24 FEC 2206 PP
Happy Hooligan 0:46 FEC 2207 PP
Levi & Cohen, the Irish Comedians 0:58 FEC 1474 PP
Mr. Jack in the Dressing Room 0:57 FEC 2180 PP
The Serenaders 0:26 FEC 2270 PP
Subub Surprises the Burglar 1:04 FEC 2514 PP
The Tramp's Unexpected Skate 0:47 FEC 2515 PP
2 A.M. in the Subway 0:53 FPE 7758 PP
A Wake in "Hell's Kitchen" 0:28 FEC 2146 PP
Ameta 0:26 FEC 2526 PP
Betsy Ross Dance 1:28 FPE 7736 PP
Cake Walk 0:24 FEC 2203 PP
Charity Ball 0:34 FEC 2183 PP
Comedy Cake Walk 0:27 FPE 7918 PP
Crissie Sheridan 0:40 FEC 2176 PP
Dance, Franchonetti Sisters 0:23 FEC 2267 PP
Dancing Darkey Boy 0:27 FPC 3486 PP
Ella Lola, a la Trilby 0:36 FPE 7585 PP
Fougere 0:37 FEC 2202 PP
Foxy Grandpa and Polly in a Little Hilarity 0:30 FPE 7557 PP
A Nymph of the Waves 0:24 FEC 2527 PP
A "Tough" Dance 0:45 FEC 2134 PP
Duel Scene, "By Right of Sword" 1:43 FEC 2149 PP
A Ballroom Tragedy 0:50 FEC 2539 PP
Donors: AFI/Zouary = American Film Institute/Maurice Zouary; PP = Paper Print


Tape 2
LC Number: VXA 8569 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 45 minutes

Title of Film Duration Original Source Donor
Fights of Nations 10:62 FEC 2528 PP
The Society Raffles 0:48 FEC 2177 PP
Arabian Gun Twirler 0:40 FEC 2487 PP
Bicycle Trick Riding, no. 2 0:34 FEC 2205 PP
Expert Bag Punching 1:30 FEB 9928 PP
Gordon Sisters Boxing 1:36 FEC 1125 PP
Japanese Acrobats 1:44 FPE 7673 PP
Latina, Contortionist 0:55 FEC 2131 PP
Latina, Dislocation Act 0:23 FEC 2185 PP
Sandow 0:24 FEC 2269 PP
Kawana Trio from Spanuth's Original Vod-A-Vil Movies, no .6 3:16 FEB 3205 PP
Kawana Trio from Spanuth's Original Vod-A-Vil Movies, no .6 (duplicate copy) 3:16 FEB 3205 PP
Three Acrobats 0:34 FEC 2273 PP
Treloar and Miss Marshall, Prize Winners at the Physical Culture Show in Madison Square Garden 2:10 FPC 4705 PP
All previous titles fall within the first thirty minutes of Tape 2
Kruger and Ward from Spanuth's Original Vod-A-Vil Movies, no. 6 3:25 FEA 2900 AFI/
Peters
Three Jumping Tommies from Spanuth's Original Vod-A-Vil Movies, no. 38 2:43 FEA 2900 PP
Toto Brothers from Spanuth's Original Vod-A-Vil Movies 5:23 FEA 2900 AFI/
Peters
Spirit of `76 0:57 FEC 2231 PP
Turkish Dance, Ella Lola 0:29 FEC 2235 PP
Donors: AFI/Peters = American Film Institute/S.E. Peters; PP = Paper Print


Tape 7
LC Number: VXA 8572 (Betacam-SP Master)
Duration: 8 minutes

Title of Film Duration Original Source Donor
Warner Corset Advertisement 3:36 FEB 7678 AFI/Raes
Turkish Dance, Ella Lola 0:29 FEC 2235 PP
Panoramic View Aisle B., Westinghouse Works 2:19 FEC 2542 PP
Donors: AFI/Raes = American Film Institute/Walter K. & Marika A. Raes; PP = Paper Print
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