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|Genre/Form:||Peep shows (Motion pictures)
|Material Type:||Film, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Visual material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
W K -L Dickson; William Heise; Last Horse; Parts His Hair; Hair Coat; Pine; Strong Talker; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Copyright: no reg.
Duration: 0:15 at 20 fps.
Summary from the Internet movie database WWW site, viewed May 18, 2015.
According to Edison film historian C. Musser, this film and others shot on the same day (see also Sioux ghost dance) featured Native American Indian dancers from Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, and constitutes the American Indian's first appearance before a motion picture camera.
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Sources used: Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 12; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed May 18, 2015.
|Credits:||Camera, William Heise.|
|Performer(s):||Performers: Last Horse (dancer), Parts His Hair (dancer), Hair Coat (dancer), Pine (drummer) Strong Talker (drummer).|
|Event notes:||Filmed September 24, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey.|
|Description:||viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (17 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.|
|Responsibility:||Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, W.K.L. Dickson.|