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A day at the circus

Author: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress); Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
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A parade of elephants, camels, horse-drawn floats, horseback riders marches forward inside a tent of the Adam Forepaugh & Sells Bros. Circus. A horse race takes place in the tent.
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Genre/Form: Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Actualities
Shorts
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress); Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 33162589
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 17May1901; H4418.
Some secondary sources give Edwin S. Porter as the producer of A day at the circus, however, the title is not credited to Porter in Musser's Before the nickelodeon, or in the AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910.
A day at the circus was available as four individual films (Street parade; Assembly; Horse race; Team race) or all four films together (A day at the circus series) according to the Edison films catalog, no. 288, July, 1906, p. 48.
Paper print shelf number (LC 1557) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
Sources used: Edison films catalog, no. 288, July, 1906, p. 48; The AFI catalog : film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 249; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 74; Catalog of copyright entries : motion pictures, 1894-1912, p. 15; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, c1991.
Description: 1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 2 min.) : si., b&w. viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (56 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (56 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

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A parade of elephants, camels, horse-drawn floats, horseback riders marches forward inside a tent of the Adam Forepaugh & Sells Bros. Circus. A horse race takes place in the tent.

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