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Author: W K -L DicksonCharles D'AlmaineWilliam HeiseThomas A. Edison, Inc.Dunston (Gatewood) Collection (Library of Congress)All authors
Publisher: [1895].
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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Experimental sound film made for Edison's kinetophone -- a combination of the kinetoscope and phonograph -- but apparently never distributed. This LC copy is silent. Features two men dancing to a violinist.

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.

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Genre/Form: Experimental films
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Music
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)
OCLC Number: 802823197
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.

Abstract:

Experimental sound film made for Edison's kinetophone -- a combination of the kinetoscope and phonograph -- but apparently never distributed. This LC copy is silent. Features two men dancing to a violinist.

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.

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