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|Material Type:||Film, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Visual material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
W K -L Dickson; Charles D'Almaine; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Dunston (Gatewood) Collection (Library of Congress); Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Copyright: no reg.
Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps.
LC also holds a copy of the synchronized sound version in the videodisc collection, More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931.
Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 178.
|Credits:||Camera, William Heise.|
|Performer(s):||Performer: W.K.L. Dickson or Charles D'Almaine.|
|Event notes:||Filmed ca. September 1894 to April 2, 1895, in Edison's Black Maria studio in West Orange, N.J.|
|Awards:||This film was selected for the National Film Registry.|
|Description:||1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 sec., 43 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 sec., 43 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.|
|Other Titles:||Dickson violin
Dancing men in the Black Maria
Dickson experimental sound film (Motion picture)
|Responsibility:||Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, W.K.L. Dickson.|
Shows W. K. L. Dickson playing the violin before a large phonograph horn connected with an off-screen reader while two men dance together. Part of Dickson's sound-synchronization experiments.