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The Resource Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip, Thomas A. Edison, Inc, (electronic resource)

Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip, Thomas A. Edison, Inc, (electronic resource)

Label
Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip
Title
Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip
Statement of responsibility
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows a large tent of animal skins in front of which are two spectators watching two participants perform a game of skill using whips
  • From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SCENE IN THE ESQUIMAUX VILLAGE. The picture [shows] a number of Esquimaux picking nickels from cracks in a board with their dog whips, in which sport they are very expert. In the background will be seen one of their "Topeks," a sealskin tent in which they live during their short summer
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Cataloging source
DLC
Characteristic
motion picture
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  • Porter, Edwin S.
  • White, James H.
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Runtime
1
Series statement
  • William McKinley
  • American history in video
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  • Pan-American Exposition
  • Eskimos
  • Exhibitions
  • Whips
  • Buffalo (N.Y.)
Technique
live action
Label
Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip, Thomas A. Edison, Inc, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?AHIV;782556
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7499
  • Original duration: 0:21 at 20 fps
  • The Edison company distributed this film and the film "Esquimaux Game of Leap-frog" as one film, entitled "Scene in the Esquimaux Village."
  • The Edison Company summary was excerpted to include only descriptions of scenes appearing in this film
  • Previously published as DVD
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1003084701/ahiv
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Legal deposit
H7499
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a198295
  • (OCoLC)701797988
Video recording format
other
Label
Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip, Thomas A. Edison, Inc, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?AHIV;782556
Publication
Note
  • Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7499
  • Original duration: 0:21 at 20 fps
  • The Edison company distributed this film and the film "Esquimaux Game of Leap-frog" as one film, entitled "Scene in the Esquimaux Village."
  • The Edison Company summary was excerpted to include only descriptions of scenes appearing in this film
  • Previously published as DVD
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1003084701/ahiv
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Legal deposit
H7499
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a198295
  • (OCoLC)701797988
Video recording format
other

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