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  Professor Welton (center).
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
 
 
The Boxing Cats
Also known as [The Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton’s)]
(1894) American
B&W : 33 feet
Directed by W.K.L. Dickson

Cast: Henry Welton [himself], [two cats].

Edison Manufacturing Company production; distributed by Raff & Gammon. / Cinematography by [?] William Heise? / No copyright registration. / Kinetoscope 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was shot [?] July? 1894. Early Kinetograph camera films were shot at approximately 48 frames per second.

Performance.

Synopsis: [Raff & Gammon catalog, October 1894, page ?] Boxing Cats (Professor Welton’s) A very interesting and amusing subject. 10.00.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection; Gordon Hendricks collection) [35mm paper positive, 35mm viewing positive (FEC 8057)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Animals: Cats

Listing updated: 21 March 2012.

References: Film viewing : Musser-Emerge pp. 78, 599 : Website-LoC.

Home video: DVD.

 
 
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