Film, Video Ambrose's lofty perch Archery story

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Title
Ambrose's lofty perch
Other Title
Archery story
Summary
King Ambrose chooses a queen from among the maidens of his kingdom. After they are married, Robin, a young man the queen had known earlier, attempts to steal her from her royal husband. Robin shoots arrows with notes attached and the queen initially runs away with him. The queen, however, rejects her former suitor in favor of the king after Ambrose saves her from a snake. Her rejected suitor plots with the jester to bomb the palace but their plot backfires.
Contributor Names
Henderson, Dell, 1877-1956, direction.
Sennett, Mack, 1880-1960, production.
Swain, Mack, 1876-1935, cast.
Fazenda, Louise, 1895-1962, cast.
McCoy, Harry, 1894-1937, cast.
Morris, Dave, 1884- cast.
Rogers, Dora (Actress), cast.
Swickard, Josef, 1866-1940, cast.
Chene, Dixie, 1894-1972, cast.
Keystone Film Company.
Mutual Film Corporation.
Paper Print/Keystone Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Mutual, 1915.
Subject Headings
-  Kings and rulers--Humor
-  Mate selection--Humor
-  Rescues--Humor
Genre
Slapstick comedy films
Short films
Silent films
Fiction films
Notes
-  LP4956 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: The Keystone Film Co. (Mack Sennett, author); 3Apr15; LP4956.
-  Incomplete: all 35 mm. material: main and end titles, credits and parts of picture lacking; nitrate deterioration printed through.
-  Mack Swain (Ambrose), Louise Fazenda, Harry McCoy, Dave Morris, Dora Rogers, Josef Swickard, Dixie Chene, Venice Hayes.
-  Dell Henderson is given director credit in Kops and custards, p. 152; Walter Wright is given director credit in American film-index,1908-1915.
-  According to Mack Sennett's fun factory, p. 314, Cecile Arnold, Don Barclay and Estelle Allen, who are sometimes listed as cast, do not appear in this film.
-  Parts of summary taken from K. Niver, Early motion pictures, p. 6.
-  Dawson no. 379.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 2256) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Sources used: K. Niver, Early motion pictures, p. 6; Motion picture news, v. 11, no. 16, p. 74, 84; K. Lahue and T. Brewer, Kops and custards, p. 152; K. Lahue, Mack Sennett's Keystone, p. 299; M/B/RS copyright descriptions; American film-index, 1908-1915; M/B/RS preliminary cataloging record; B. Walker, Mack Sennett's fun factory, p. 314.
-  In 16 mm. print, copy 1, 23 ft. of picture repeats.
Medium
1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 12 min.) : si., b&w.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 12 min., 419 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 11 min., 373 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (inc.) (ca. 10 min., 863 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 11 min., 373 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (inc.) (ca. 10 min., 863 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
reversal master pos 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 12 min., 419 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (933 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (933 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 6054 (viewing print)
FLA 4411 (viewing print, copy 2)
FEB 2432 (viewing print)
FRA 0050 (dupe neg pic)
FPD 8820 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 2453 (reversal master pos)
Box 1165A (paper pos)
Box 5387A (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.00000017
Library of Congress Control Number
89716330
Language
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11531022
Description
King Ambrose chooses a queen from among the maidens of his kingdom. After they are married, Robin, a young man the queen had known earlier, attempts to steal her from her royal husband. Robin shoots arrows with notes attached and the queen initially runs away with him. The queen, however, rejects her former suitor in favor of the king after Ambrose saves her from a snake. Her rejected suitor plots with the jester to bomb the palace but their plot backfires.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/89716330
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Swain, Mack, Cast, Louise Fazenda, Harry McCoy, Dave Morris, Dora Rogers, Josef Swickard, Dixie Chene, et al. Ambrose's Lofty Perch. United States: Mutual, 1915. Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/89716330/.

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Swain, M., Fazenda, L., McCoy, H., Morris, D., Rogers, D., Swickard, J. [...] Niver. (1915) Ambrose's Lofty Perch. United States: Mutual. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/89716330/.

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Swain, Mack, Cast, et al. Ambrose's Lofty Perch. United States: Mutual, 1915. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/89716330/>.