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Author: W K -L Dickson; Eugen Sandow; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: [United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1894?]
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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"Eugene Sandow was the first star to perform before Edison's kinetograph camera. The film reprises the opening of his stage routine in which, according to the New York times, he performed 'a number of "tableaux vivants," to the accompaniment of slow music and much perspiration, with his mighty muscles standing out in bold relief in the white glare of an electric light'"--Videocassette notes by Charles Musser.
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Sports films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Sports (Nonfiction)
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W K -L Dickson; Eugen Sandow; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 70907721
Notes: Copyright (under title Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope): W.K.L. Dickson; 18May1894; 10777.
Duration: 0:40 at 16 fps.
According to vaudeville historian Joe Laurie, Jr., Sandow--who was managed by Flo Ziegfeld--was "the greatest of the strong men and who received the most publicity" (Vaudeville, 1972, p. 33).
MAVIS 179292; Sandow.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 90-91.
Credits: Camera, William Heise.
Performer(s): Performer: Eugen Sandow (aka Friedrich Muller).
Event notes: Filmed March 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio.
Description: viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 39 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Other Titles: Sandow.
Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope, Sandow, the modern Hercules
Sandow, the modern Hercules
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, W.K.L. Dickson.

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"Eugene Sandow was the first star to perform before Edison's kinetograph camera. The film reprises the opening of his stage routine in which, according to the New York times, he performed 'a number of "tableaux vivants," to the accompaniment of slow music and much perspiration, with his mighty muscles standing out in bold relief in the white glare of an electric light'"--Videocassette notes by Charles Musser.

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