Film, Video Esquimaux leap-frog Scene in the Esquimaux Village / Eskimo leap-frog

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Title
Esquimaux leap-frog
Other Title
Scene in the Esquimaux Village
Eskimo leap-frog
Summary
"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"--Early motion pictures.
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.
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
-  Eskimos--Games
-  Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo, N.Y.)
-  Exhibitions--New York (State)--Buffalo
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H7500 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7500.
-  The Edison company distributed this film and the film "Esquimaux Game of Snap-the-whip" as one film, entitled "Scene in the Esquimaux Village."
-  Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White.
-  Duration: 0:48 at 15 fps.
-  Photographed in Buffalo, New York sometime between the opening of the Pan-American Exposition, on May 1, 1901 and the copyright date for this film in August, 1901.
-  Part of summary from Edison films catalog, no. 135, excerpted from the film, Scene in the Esquimaux Village, to include only descriptions of scenes appearing in this film.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0746) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 92; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 315; Edison films catalog, no. 135, September, 1902, p. 21.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEC 3083 to FYA 0765.
-  Paper print roll lacking suffix.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 45 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 45 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 45 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 45 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 45 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3760 (viewing print)
FYA 0765 (viewing print)
FRA 1005 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5110 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 0846 (master pos pic)
FPE 5111 (master pos pic)
Box 0149B (paper pos)
Box 5519 (paper pos, copy 2)
Source Collection
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp001.m1b10428
Library of Congress Control Number
00694350
Online Format
image
video
Description
"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"--Early motion pictures. 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.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/00694350
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MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Porter, Edwin S., Camera, James H White, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Esquimaux Leap-Frog. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1901. Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00694350/.

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Porter, E. S., White, J. H., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1901) Esquimaux Leap-Frog. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00694350/.

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Porter, Edwin S., Camera, et al. Esquimaux Leap-Frog. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1901. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694350/>.