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Paper Print Collection / Early Black Types

various. USA. 1896 - 1904.

Title:
Paper Print Collection / Early Black Types
Director:
various
Country:
USA
Year:
1896 - 1904
Description:
1 film reel of 1.   16mm.   release print.
Compilation.   14 min..   b/w.   silent - no soundtrack.   18 fps.   1.33:1
Genre:
Early Cinema, African - American Interest
Notes:
Silent. From the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection. New print. Negative damage to original source material. Decent contrast and tonal range. Print quality varies among shorts. Includes: A HARD WASH (Biograph Co., 1896, 24 sec.); THE GOLD DUST TWINS (G. W. Bitzer, American Mutoscope & Biograph Co., 1903, 8 sec.): ON THE OLD PLANTATION AKA COTTON SPINNING (Arthur Marvin, AM&B, May 1901, 26 sec.); LAUGHING BEN (Arthur Marvin, AM&B, May 1901, 22 sec.); GATOR AND PICKANINNY (Marvin, AM&B, Aug.1901, 25 min.); DANCING DARKEY BOY (William Heise, Edison, Oct 1897, 28 sec.); A SCRAP IN BLACK AND WHITE (A. C. Abadie, Edision, 1903, 1 min. 27 sec.); CAKE WALK (AM&B, 1903, 25 sec.); COMEDY CAKE WALK (AM&B, 1903, 25 sec.); WATERMELON CONTEST (James White, Edison, June 1900); THE SEERESS (A.E. Weed, AM&B, Jan. 1904)).
Film Grade:
A
Restriction on viewing / access:
FSC film prints do not circulate.
Status:
IN