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Never performed in Boston. On Wednesday evening, Nov. 28 [1798] will be presented a drama in 5 acts, called the Castle Spectre. Written by the author of the celebrated novel, The Monk. Previous to the performance, the band will play a new overtu

Never performed in Boston. On Wednesday evening, Nov. 28 [1798] will b...

Positive Photostat.; Playbill.; Not in Ford.; Not in Evans.; Castle Spectre. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephe... more

The political drama. No. 61. Old grill among the paddies

The political drama. No. 61. Old grill among the paddies

Print shows William Cobbett riding on a large gridiron borne by a ragged troop of caricatured Irishmen in a procession following a man carrying a flag pole topped with a death's head labeled "Tom Pain" and flyi... more

Woonsocket patriot. Extra---- Second edition Woonsocket, Saturday morning, April 14, 1865.-- 12 o'clock. Appalling event! The latest, saddest drama of the war. President Lincoln assassinated in Washington! He died at 7.20 this A. M. ... [Woonsoc

Woonsocket patriot. Extra---- Second edition Woonsocket, Saturday morn...

2582 E 15 12 Jy 46.; Rec. 7-18-46.; $25.00.; On verso: 2582E15 12 Jy 46; {stamp} 6 Copy, in box Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full tex... more

The last act of the drama of secession

The last act of the drama of secession

Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Gibson & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of Ohio. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: Amer... more

"The Drama of the Criminal Court"

"The Drama of the Criminal Court"

Defense attorney bringing jury to tears by showing sorrowful wife and children of accused ("actors hired for the occasion").

Hand & glove a new & powerful domestic drama of original incidents : written & constructed by Geo. Conquest and Paul Meritt of London.

Hand & glove a new & powerful domestic drama of original incidents : w...

Created by "A. Hoen & Co. Steam Print., Balto." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

"The Western Drama - A Variety Show Entertainment" [Cheyenne, Wyoming]

"The Western Drama - A Variety Show Entertainment" [Cheyenne, Wyoming]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving by B.T.T. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 45, no. 1150 (1877 Oct. 13), p. 85.

The new Fogg's Ferry the comedy drama by Chas. E. Callahan.

The new Fogg's Ferry the comedy drama by Chas. E. Callahan.

Caption: Don't kill me, Mammy! Created by "The Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cin., O." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

[2 women, one in man's costume, playing scene from Elizabethan drama]

[2 women, one in man's costume, playing scene from Elizabethan drama]

Photo copyrighted by Napoleon Sarony. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Actresses; Photog. I.; Theater Misc. [1893]; Shelf. Paintings.

Band drill /

Band drill /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: From "Milk White Flag." Marching band with leader at the head. Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Frank Baldwin (Steele Ayers, the bandmaster), Fred W. Boardman, William Cushing, Ad.... more

Glenroy Bros.

Glenroy Bros.

From Raff & Gammon price list: Farcical pugilists in costume. 15.00. Copyright: no reg. Performers: Glenroy Brothers. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps. MAVIS 180327. Filmed October 6, 1894, in Ed... more

Goldi tribesmen acting out folk drama, "The Repulse of the Kidnapper"

Goldi tribesmen acting out folk drama, "The Repulse of the Kidnapper"

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

The execution of Mary, Queen of Scots /

The execution of Mary, Queen of Scots /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Representing the beheading of Mary, Queen of Scots. A realistic reproduction of an historic scene. Copyright: no reg. Robert Thomae (Mary). Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:15... more

Interrupted lovers /

Interrupted lovers /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Another instance where "the course of true love never runs smooth." From Edison films catalog: The watchful father disturbs a dream of bliss, and the bucolic lover is taught a l... more

Duel au pistolet /

Duel au pistolet /

A dramatization of a duel with pistols in which one man is felled and his seconds rush in to care for him.

The lone fisherman /

The lone fisherman /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Illustrating "fisherman's luck." Sure to make a hit. From Edison films catalog: Depicts the patient fisherman, sitting on the end of a plank, waiting for a bite. Practical joker... more

A morning bath /

A morning bath /

An African American mother is shown giving her struggling child a bath. She thrusts him, kicking and struggling, into a tub of foaming suds. 60142 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31Oct1896; 6... more

Admiral cigarette /

Admiral cigarette /

In front of a large backdrop with the words "Admiral Cigarette" are four people in costume: Uncle Sam, a clergyman, an Indian, and a businessman. To their left is a very large Admiral Cigarette box, that breaks... more

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest success.

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest ...

C26299 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Will see you at Cripple Creek to-night. Created by "The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Different version of poster (two images; this image on left): POS - TH - 1897 .E4, no. ... more

Pillow fight /

Pillow fight /

"A comic subject, clear, bright and characteristic. Shows four girls in their night dresses, engaged in an animated pillow fight. During the action the pillows become torn, and the feathers fly over their heads... more

Seminary girls /

Seminary girls /

"A number of young ladies, in their night robes, are having a frolic, and are interrupted by a teacher. One girl makes herself very conspicuous by crawling under a bed. 50 foot strip"--Edison films catalog. 248... more

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest success.

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest ...

C26298 U.S. Copyright Office Captions: Will see you at Cripple Creek to-night (left image); On your way (right image). Corner missing from lower right corner of right image. Created by "The H.C. Miner Litho. Co... more

Fisherman's luck /

Fisherman's luck /

"Two German anglers are fishing, with odd results. One gets a bite, and pulls in a length of stovepipe. The other is so astonished that he falls overboard. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 52618 U.S. Copyright O... more

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest success.

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest ...

C23316 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Christmas at Cripple Creek. Created by "The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest success.

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest ...

C23315 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The belle of Cripple Creek. Created by "The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Cuban ambush /

Cuban ambush /

"From the upper windows of a ruined mill the Cubans fire at a scouting party of Spaniards, who return the volley. Fine smoke effects. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 46695 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thoma... more

Shooting captured insurgents /

Shooting captured insurgents /

"A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 46696 U.S. Copyright O... more

Poursuite sur les toits /

Poursuite sur les toits /

A comedy in which two burglars flee from policemen across the rooftops.

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest success.

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest ...

Caption: I said he did not want a drink. Created and "copyright 1898 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 5893. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

46410 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Unforgiven, God help me now. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management, W.J. Fielding. No. 3954. Forms part of... more

Love and war /

Love and war /

"An illustrated song telling the story of a hero who leaves for the war as a private, is promoted to the rank of captain for bravery in service, meets the girl of his choice, who is a Red Cross nurse on the fie... more

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

48528 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: "There now Clarisse, I've mesmerized him." "Lord, Mickey, I thought you'd pulverized him." Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Ci... more

Fun in camp /

Fun in camp /

From Edison films catalog: Showing a group of soldiers and Red Cross nurses being amused by a number of small children who are riding upon the backs of trick bears. A remarkably fine picture, with U.S. Infantry... more

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

48531 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: I can lay my hand on the traitor now. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management, W.J. Fielding. No. 3955. Form... more

Mesmerist and country couple /

Mesmerist and country couple /

"Mr. and Mrs. Hayseed have heard of this wonderful Professor, and come to his office. They waken him from a trance, give him a fee and he hypnotizes them. The stunts they do while under his influence would make... more

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

41294 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Now! Handcuff me if you can. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management, W.J. Fielding. No. 3956. Forms part of... more

The Astor tramp /

The Astor tramp /

"A side-splitting subject, showing the mistaken tramp's arrival at the Wm. Waldorf Astor mansion and being discovered comfortably asleep in bed by the lady of the house. Length 100 feet, complete with words of ... more

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

84998 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." B&w version of poster: POS - TH - 1899 .G75, no. 7 (C size). Caption: Yes, Pa! I'm only oiling its works. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing C... more

The serenaders

The serenaders

Opens on a stage set of a two-story brick building. Two street serenaders in rather shabby clothes stand outside the building, one playing a trombone and the other what appears to be a clarinet. A young woman a... more

On the stroke of twelve the plausible American comedy drama : by Joseph Le Brandt.

On the stroke of twelve the plausible American comedy drama : by Josep...

48527 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: This safe is in my keeping - and I hold the key. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Direction of Whitaker & Lawren... more

Cripple Creek bar-room scene /

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 ... more

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

46404 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Yes, Pa! I'm only oiling its works. Color version of poster: POS - TH - 1899 .G75, no. 8 (C size). Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing... more

On the stroke of twelve the plausible American comedy drama : by Joseph Le Brandt.

On the stroke of twelve the plausible American comedy drama : by Josep...

38627 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: I'm killing you for my wife and baby. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Direction of Whitaker & Lawrence. No. 385... more

Tenderloin at night /

Tenderloin at night /

A man walks into a bar in the Tenderloin, where he is greeted enthusiastically by the patrons. The bartender brings a round of drinks for everyone. While one of the women distracts the newcomer, one of the men ... more

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

48524 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: You dog! That is my answer. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management, W.J. Fielding. No. 3957. Forms part of:... more

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest success.

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest ...

Caption handwritten. Caption: I'll light the city through your damn body. Created by "The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Small portrait of Chas. E. Blaney in upper left corner. Forms part of: Theatrical poster co... more

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

46405 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Kiss me again. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management, W.J. Fielding. No. 3960. Forms part of: Theatrical p... more

Red Cross ambulance on battlefield /

Red Cross ambulance on battlefield /

From Edison films catalog: Near the center of this scene we see the regimental surgeon directing the movements of the Ambulance Corps. Tenderly they pick up the unfortunates and place them in the ambulance. The... more

Lost in the desert the sensational event of the year : a drama on new and original lines : by Owen Davis.

Lost in the desert the sensational event of the year : a drama on new ...

D14742 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Friends in need. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Seer Print, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Belle Archer's new comedy drama, Jess of the Bar Z

Belle Archer's new comedy drama, Jess of the Bar Z

D16729 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The kid. Created and "copyright, 1900, by the U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print., Cincinnati & New York." Direction, Fred E. Wright. No. 4856. Forms part of: Theatric... more

Why Mrs. Jones got a divorce /

Why Mrs. Jones got a divorce /

"The scene opens by showing a pretty cook mixing bread in the kitchen. Jones comes in unexpectedly from a trip and carries a dress suit case. He inquires for his wife and is told by the cook that she is absent.... more

Bombardment of Taku forts, by the Allied fleets /

Bombardment of Taku forts, by the Allied fleets /

"The scene opens by showing the battleships maneuvering for a position. They finally draw up in line of battle and commence firing on the shore batteries. Immense volumes of smoke arise from the fleet and from ... more

The clown and the alchemist /

The clown and the alchemist /

"Although we are led to believe that the ancient alchemists were all powerful, this picture somewhat reverses the order of things. The clown plays some wonderful pranks on the old professor. He appears and disa... more

Uncle Josh's nightmare /

Uncle Josh's nightmare /

"On a set of a man's bedroom, a woman can be seen helping a middle-aged man to retire. As soon as he falls asleep, an apparition appears at the edge of the room. The man begins to grapple with the vision and fe... more

Capture of Boer battery by British /

Capture of Boer battery by British /

From Edison films catalog: Nothing can exceed the stubborn resistance shown by the Gordon Highlanders, as we see them steadily advancing in the face of a murderous fire of the Boers, who are making their guns s... more

Ching Ling Foo outdone /

Ching Ling Foo outdone /

"The magician enters upon the stage, and removing a covering from a small table, shakes it before the audience to show that there is nothing whatever concealed inside, places the cloth upon the floor, and when ... more

A wake in "Hell's Kitchen"

A wake in "Hell's Kitchen"

Takes place on a rather plain room set, with a single religious picture and a coat hanging from the plain, white walls. An open coffin sits in the center of the room, with its lid leaning against the back wall.... more

Maude's naughty little brother /

Maude's naughty little brother /

"In a charming dining room a very attractive young lady is seen seated at the table, evidently waiting for the caller who is to share a quiet little dinner for two. A moment later a dude of the regular chappy t... more

An animated luncheon /

An animated luncheon /

From Edison films catalog: The scene takes place in a fashionable cafe. A well dressed couple enter and after a careful perusal of the menu, conclude on an order of boiled eggs and Welsh rarebit. The obliging w... more

A dull razor /

A dull razor /

From Edison films catalog: This picture shows an old gentleman seated at his shaving table. The razor is evidently giving him a great deal of trouble, as he catches hold of the brush and with a great show of im... more

The magician /

The magician /

"The scene opens on a theatrical stage. The magician enters from the wings, and making a bow to the audience, removes his coat and hat, and they disappear mysteriously into the air. He then takes a white handke... more

Lost in the desert the sensational event of the year : a drama on new and original lines : by Owen Davis.

Lost in the desert the sensational event of the year : a drama on new ...

D14741 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Then you die together. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Seer Print, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Capture of Boer battery /

Capture of Boer battery /

"By the Gordon Highlanders. In the foreground are two Creusot guns, manned by the Dutch burghers. Smoke effects are due. The Highlanders are seen in the distance, approaching rapidly, easily distinguished by th... more

Boers bringing in British prisoners /

Boers bringing in British prisoners /

From Edison films catalog: Here we have a mixed Company of Gordon Highlanders, Irish Fusilliers and English Lancers, as a group of prisoners taken to the rear by a troop of Boer Cavalry. The expression of their... more

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama of the Irish rebellion : by James B. Fagen.

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama o...

D13805 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The bible says to turn your back on temptation! Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Management, Rich & Harris. N.Y. no. 9031. Forms ... more

Belle Archer's new comedy drama, Jess of the Bar Z

Belle Archer's new comedy drama, Jess of the Bar Z

D16728 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Lord Archibald Cunningham. Color version of poster: POS - TH - 1900 .J4, no. 1 (C size). Created and "copyright, 1900, by the U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print., Cinc... more

Faust and Marguerite /

Faust and Marguerite /

From Edison films catalog: Marguerite is seated before the fireplace, Faust standing by her side. Mephistopheles enters and offers his sword to Faust, commanding him to behead the fair Marguerite. Faust refuses... more

Uncle Josh in a spooky hotel /

Uncle Josh in a spooky hotel /

"The landlord enters with his rural guest. After examining the bed and other things in the room, Josh takes a seat beside the landlord, who tells him that there is a rumor that a ghost appears in that room ever... more

The ballooon girl a comedy drama of circus life by Robert J. Sherman : not a moving picture.

The ballooon girl a comedy drama of circus life by Robert J. Sherman :...

Caption: A story of a sweet little circus girl, her bad sister, a minister, and meddling town gossips. Created by "Quigley Litho. Co., K.C." No. 3516. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

English lancers charging /

English lancers charging /

From Edison films catalog: The stubborn resistance of the Boers is shown by the activity and persistency with which they fire the two large field pieces immediately in the foreground. It seems, indeed, a hopele... more

Naval sham battle at Newport /

Naval sham battle at Newport /

"Showing the attacking forces drawn up in line of battle. They immediately commence firing on the shore batteries. The batteries return the fire with telling effect, but are at last silenced by the overwhelming... more

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama of the Irish rebellion : by James B. Fagen.

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama o...

D12788 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: For freedom and Ireland! Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Management, Rich & Harris. N.Y. no. 9005. Forms part of: Theatrical pos... more

Battle of Mafeking /

Battle of Mafeking /

From Edison films catalog: In the opening of this picture we see in the foreground a company of Highlanders preparing for a charge on the Boer entrenchments seen in the distance. Just in advance of the Highland... more

Barney Gilmore in the great comedy drama, Kidnapped in New York by Howard Hall.

Barney Gilmore in the great comedy drama, Kidnapped in New York by How...

D7494 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Scene - 2nd Act, Central Park. Dooley - "Mr. Clark if you want to know who stole your child there stands the man." Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Ru... more

The mystic swing /

The mystic swing /

From Edison films catalog: The professor shows his power to Mephisto by mysteriously placing a young lady in a swing. Mephisto then shows his power by making the young lady disappear from the swing, to the surp... more

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama of the Irish rebellion : by James B. Fagen.

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama o...

D13806 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Black Michael's bargain. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Management, Rich & Harris. N.Y. no. 9032. Forms part of: Theatrical pos... more

The enchanted drawing /

The enchanted drawing /

"Upon a large sheet of white paper a cartoonist is seen at work rapidly sketching the portrait of an elderly gentleman of most comical feature and expression. After completing the likeness the artist rapidly dr... more

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama of the Irish rebellion : by James B. Fagen.

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama o...

D13807 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Jack Blake is here! Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Management, Rich & Harris. N.Y. no. 9033. Forms part of: Theatrical poster c... more

Hooligan assists the magician /

Hooligan assists the magician /

From Edison films catalog: This is a new adventure in which our friend, Mr. Hooligan, appears in an entirely new capacity. On a stage a professor of magic is performing some wonderful experiments, and when he r... more

An artist's dream /

An artist's dream /

"The scene opens in the interior of an artist's studio. Mephisto appears mysteriously and signals the pictures to come to life. They step down from the frames and walk forward, admiring their costumes. Mephisto... more

Why Jones discharged his clerks /

Why Jones discharged his clerks /

"Great hit. Two delinquent clerks are seated in a broker's office engaged in a game of cards. The boss suddenly appears walking through the corridor. The cards are thrown down in great haste and when the employ... more

Barney Gilmore in the great comedy drama, Kidnapped in New York by Howard Hall.

Barney Gilmore in the great comedy drama, Kidnapped in New York by How...

D7709 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Scene - 3rd Act, The kidnappers den; Dooley and his friend the actor make a rough house. Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print., Cinci... more

Congress of nations /

Congress of nations /

"A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date manner with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white paper. Then in quick succession the fl... more

Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

The film begins by showing railroad cars in the foreground with the overshadowing walls of a state prison in the background. The second camera position, from a higher elevation, pans slowly showing the yard int... more

The mysterious cafe /

The mysterious cafe /

From Edison films catalog: As the above title indicates, the scene does not take place in an ordinary restaurant, but one in which all natural rules of order and gravitation are reversed. The couple above menti... more

Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition /

Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition /

Large arches and columns are seen surrounding a flat field. In the foreground of the field, some American Indians on horseback ride toward the camera. The Indians are wearing feathers, war paint, and are carryi... more

The artist's dilemma /

The artist's dilemma /

From Edison films catalog: The scene opens in an artist's studio, the artist asleep in his chair. A large old fashioned clock opens and a young lady comes out and awaking the artist, requests him to paint her p... more

Aunt Sallie's wonderful bustle /

Aunt Sallie's wonderful bustle /

"A sudden gust of wind sweeps Auntie's bonnet from her head, and she, in attempting to regain it, becomes overbalanced and falls over the stone-wall, landing on her bustle. Upon striking she immediately rebound... more

The tramp's unexpected skate

The tramp's unexpected skate

On a stage with a painted backdrop of a terrace overlooking a park, a man identified as a tramp by his ragged costume and beard lies asleep against a potted palm tree. Two boys enter from screen right, each rol... more

The old maid having her picture taken /

The old maid having her picture taken /

"Scene opens in a photographer's studio. A typical old maid, impersonated by Mr. Gilbert Saroni [sic], enters to have her picture made. While the photographer is making his camera ready the old maid walks about... more

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