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Dickson violin [electronic resource] / directed by William Heise and William K. L. Dickson ; produced by Edison Studios.

Other Title:
Dickson experimental sound film
Publication:
New York : Kino Lorber, Inc., 1894.
Series:
Silent film online
Format/Description:
Video
1 streaming video file (1 min.) : sd., b&w
Subjects:
Dance.
Kinetophone.
Male dancers.
Sound motion pictures -- Experiments.
Violinists.
Language:
This edition silent with musical background.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
Experimental sound film made for Edison's kinetophone -- a combination of the kinetoscope and phonograph -- but apparently never distributed. Features two men dancing to a violinist. Shows W. K. L. Dickson playing the violin before a large phonograph horn connected with an off-screen reader while two men dance together. Part of Dickson's sound-synchronization experiments.
Notes:
Title from title frames (Silent Film Online, viewed Apr. 4, 2014).
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2014. (Silent film online). Available via World Wide Web.
Won 2003 National Film Preservation Board National Film Registry Award
Contributor:
Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935. , Director
Heise, William. , Director
Thomas A. Edison, Inc. , Producer
Other format:
K383
OCLC:
881550514
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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