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Esquimaux leap-frog

Author: Edwin S Porter; James H White; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Publisher: United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
Series: William McKinley; American history in video.
Edition/Format:   Film : Clipart/images/graphics : Film   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows buildings resembling igloos on ice floes, in front of which persons clothed as Eskimos play a game of leapfrog.
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Genre/Form: Games
Short films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Esquimaux leap-frog.
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901
(DLC) 00694350
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Film, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin S Porter; James H White; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
OCLC Number: 701797990
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7500.
Original duration: 0:48 at 15 fps.
The Edison company distributed this film and the film "Esquimaux Game of Snap-the-whip" as one film, entitled "Scene in the Esquimaux Village."
The Edison Company summary was excerpted to include descriptions only of scenes appearing in this film.
Description: 1 online resource (1 min.).
Series Title: William McKinley; American history in video.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

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The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows buildings resembling igloos on ice floes, in front of which persons clothed as Eskimos play a game of leapfrog.

From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SCENE IN THE ESQUIMAUX VILLAGE. This shows several Esquimaux at the game of "Misheetak," or leap frog, which differs somewhat from the civilized game, and is quite amusing, the photography of which is perfect.

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