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  Amy Muller.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
Amy Muller
(1896) American
B&W : 150 feet
Directed by [?] William Heise?

Cast: Amy Muller [herself].

Edison Manufacturing Company production; distributed by Raff & Gammon. / Cinematography by William Heise. / No copyright registration. / [?] Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format or Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format? / [?] Early Kinetograph camera films were shot at around 48 frames per second; was this shot at the slower rate of 16 frames per second? The production was shot on [?] 24? March 1896 in the Edison Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey. The film was also available in a 50-foot length. Some release prints were hand colored. Musser control number 152.

Performance: Dance.

Synopsis: [Catalogue, F.Z. Maguire & Company, (March 1898), pages 27, 28] A beautiful fantastic toe dance. A good subject colored.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive (Gordon Hendricks collection) [35mm reference positive (34 feet)]; in the George Eastman Museum film archive; and in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences film archive (Ray Phillips collection).

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Dance - Dancers

Listing updated: 21 March 2012.

References: Film viewing : Fell-History p. 99; Musser-Edison p. 195; Ramsaye-Million p. 256 : Website-LoC.

Home video: DVD.

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