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FOOTAGE number
BOF1144258
Title
Crissie Sheridan dancing, early Edison film 1897
Description
One of Thomas Edison's early motion pictures showcasing the very beginning of film. Original caption: The artist was a professional and was invited to perform by Mr. Edison's earliest film people. All evidence indicates that the film was shot in the Black Maria, the nickname given to Edison's first moving picture studio.
Date
1897CE
Credit
Crissie Sheridan dancing, early Edison film 1897 / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
nineteenth century / 1890s / movement / dancer / black maria studio / early film / dancing / film beginnings / north america / 19th century / c19th / turn of the century / chrissie sheridan / motion picture / american / cloth / black and white / footage / experimental film / us / united states / silent / 1898 / usa / bw / thomas edison / c19

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