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Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph

Author: W K -L DicksonJames J CorbettPeter CourtneyWilliam HeiseThomas A. Edison, Inc.All authors
Publisher: United States : Kinetoscope Exhibiting Co., 1894.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
Summary:
From F.M. Prescott catalog: This fight consists of six rounds, each round on a film 150 feet long. It is not a fac-simile [sic] or a "fake" of any description, but an actual contest between James J. Corbett, former champion of the world, and Peter Courtney. The films are listed as "1st Round," "2nd Round," "3rd Round," "4th Round," "5th Round," and "6th Round"... Price, 45.00 each.
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Genre/Form: Sports (Nonfiction)
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W K -L Dickson; James J Corbett; Peter Courtney; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 65179042
Notes: Copyright: Wm. K. L. Dickson; 17Nov1894; 53707.
LC copy of film is apparently only one partial round of the original six rounds.
Duration: 0:08 at 30 fps.
MAVIS 49242.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 114-122; F.M. Prescott. Latest Edison films for projecting machines, June 1897, p. 2; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 51.
Credits: Camera, William Heise.
Performer(s): Performers: James J. Corbett, Peter Courtney.
Event notes: Filmed September 7, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio.
Description: 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 17 ft.) (inc.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
Other Titles: Corbett-Courtney fight
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, W.K.L. Dickson.

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From F.M. Prescott catalog: This fight consists of six rounds, each round on a film 150 feet long. It is not a fac-simile [sic] or a "fake" of any description, but an actual contest between James J. Corbett, former champion of the world, and Peter Courtney. The films are listed as "1st Round," "2nd Round," "3rd Round," "4th Round," "5th Round," and "6th Round"... Price, 45.00 each.

From Edison films catalog: This is not a fac-simile [sic] or a fake of any description, but an actual contest between James J. Corbett, former champion of the world, and Peter Courteney [sic]. The fight consists of six rounds, each round contains 150 feet. Price, each round, 22.50.

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