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The lone fisherman

Author: James H White; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., [1896].
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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Summary:
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Illustrating "fisherman's luck." Sure to make a hit.

From Edison films catalog: Depicts the patient fisherman, sitting on the end of a plank, waiting for a bite. Practical joker comes along and removes stone from other end of plank. 115 feet. $17.25.

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Genre/Form: Slapstick comedy films
Fiction films
Slapstick comedy
Drama
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James H White; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 70907659
Notes: Copyright: no reg.
Duration: 0:58 at 30 fps.
MAVIS 183873.
Based on the painting "Fisherman's Luck" by James Maffit.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 241; Maguire & Baucus. Edison and international photographic films catalogue, April 1897, p. 11 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 71 [MI].
Credits: Camera, William Heise.
Event notes: Filmed ca. September 1896, reportedly in Fanwood, N.J.
Description: 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 109 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White.

Abstract:

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Illustrating "fisherman's luck." Sure to make a hit.

From Edison films catalog: Depicts the patient fisherman, sitting on the end of a plank, waiting for a bite. Practical joker comes along and removes stone from other end of plank. 115 feet. $17.25.

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