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  Annie Oakley.
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Annie Oakley
(1894) American
B&W : 39 feet
Directed by W.K.L. Dickson

Cast: Annie Oakley [herself], [?] ? [male assistant].

Edison Manufacturing Company production; distributed by Raff & Gammon. / Cinematography by William Heise. / No copyright registration. / Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot on 1 November 1894 in the Edison Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey. Musser control number 86.


Synopsis: Oakley performs shooting tricks. // [Raff & Gammon catalog, December 1894, page ?] Annie Oakley, The “Little Sure Shot” of the “Wild West,” Exhibition of Rifle Shooting at Glass Balls, etc. $15.00.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (Gordon Hendricks collection) [35mm reference positive]; in the Museum of Modern Art film archive; in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences film archive (Ray Phillips collection); and in the Archives du film du Centre national de la cinématographie film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Sharpshooting - Weapons: Rifles

Listing updated: 21 March 2012.

References: Film viewing : Blum-Silent p. 7; Bohn-Light p. 9; Fell-History p. 13; Musser-Edison p. 145; Musser-Emerge pp. 78, 597; Pitts-Hollywood p. 2; Ramsaye-Million p. 83; Robinson-Palace p. 44 : Website-LoC.

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