Cripple Creek bar-room scene /
"Shows tap room of the "Miners Arms," stout lady at the bar, and three men playing stud horse. Old toper with a silk hat asleep by the stove. Rough miner enters, bar maid serves him with Red Eye Whiskey and he proceeds to clean out the place. Barmaid takes a hand with a siphon of vichy, and bounces the intruder, with the help of the card players, who line up before the bar and take copious drinks on the house. 45 feet"--Edison films catalog.
31770 U.S. Copyright Office
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10May1899; 31770.
Duration: 0:46 at 16 fps.
Filmed March to mid-April 1899, in Edison's Black Maria studio, West Orange, New Jersey.
Paper print shelf number (LC LC 1173) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
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Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 497; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 69; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 35 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 70 [MI].
Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.