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Leander Sisters

Author: James H White; Frederick Blechynden; Leander Sisters.; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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The Leander Sisters perform a clever, characteristic dance called the "Yellow Kid." Stage is in the Sutro Baths, San Francisco, Cal., and the audience is composed largely of bathers. One sister appears to be dressed as Richard Outcault's Yellow Kid comic strip character.
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Genre/Form: Filmed vaudeville acts
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Dance
Named Person: Yellow Kid, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James H White; Frederick Blechynden; Leander Sisters.; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 900832782
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60561.
Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps.
Parts of summary from the Edison films catalog.
Paper print shelf number (LC 1277) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
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, p. 331-332; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 181; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 51 [MI].
Credits: Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
Performer(s): Performers: Leander Sisters.
Event notes: Filmed August 22, 1897, at the Sutro Baths in San Francisco, California.
Description: viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Other Titles: Leander Sisters, Yellow Kid dance
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White.

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The Leander Sisters perform a clever, characteristic dance called the "Yellow Kid." Stage is in the Sutro Baths, San Francisco, Cal., and the audience is composed largely of bathers. One sister appears to be dressed as Richard Outcault's Yellow Kid comic strip character.

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