Film, Video Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip Scene in the Esquimaux Village / Scene in Esquimaux Village / Eskimo game of snap-the-whip
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- Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip
- Other Title
- Scene in the Esquimaux Village
- Scene in Esquimaux Village
- Eskimo game of snap-the-whip
- The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows a large tent of animal skins in front of which are two spectators watching two participants perform a game of skill using whips.
- From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SCENE IN THE ESQUIMAUX VILLAGE. Ungulado. [code for telegraphic orders]. The picture [shows] a number of Esquimaux picking nickels from cracks in a board with their dog whips, in which sport they are very expert. In the background will be seen one of their "Topeks," a sealskin tent in which they live during their short summer. Class B 75 ft. $9.00
- Contributor Names
- Porter, Edwin S., camera.
- White, James H. (James Henry), camera.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
- Subject Headings
- - Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo, N.Y.)
- - Exhibitions--United States
- - Eskimos--Games
- - Whips
- - Buffalo (N.Y.)
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - H7499 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7499.
- - Duration: 0:21 at 20 fps.
- - Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White.
- - Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York.
- - The Edison company distributed this film and the film "Esquimaux Game of Leap-frog" as one film, entitled "Scene in the Esquimaux Village."
- - The Edison Company summary was excerpted to include only descriptions of scenes appearing in this film.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Received: 8/9/1901; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
- 1 roll (43 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- LC 745 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- "The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows a large tent of animal skins in front of which are two spectators watching two participants perform a game of skill using whips"--Early motion pictures. The picture [shows] a number of Esquimaux picking nickels from cracks in a board with their dog whips, in which sport they are very expert. In the background will be seen one of their "Topeks," a sealskin tent in which they live during their short summer.
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- Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 (36)
- America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894 to 1915 (158)
- Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies (371)
- Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (2,067)
- American Memory (502,854)
- Library of Congress Online Catalog (978,365)
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Porter, Edwin S.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc
- White, James H. (James Henry)
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Porter, Edwin S., Camera, James H White, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Esquimaux Game of Snap-The-Whip. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1901. Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00694349/.
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Porter, E. S., White, J. H., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1901) Esquimaux Game of Snap-The-Whip. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00694349/.
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Porter, Edwin S., Camera, et al. Esquimaux Game of Snap-The-Whip. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1901. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694349/>.