||Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : 40 feet
Directed by W.K.L. Dickson
Cast: Lee Martin [himself], Frank Hammitt [himself], Sunfish the horse
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 16 October 1894 on the Edison Laboratory grounds in West Orange, New Jersey. Website-AFI erroneously lists the release year as 1898.
Synopsis: [Raff & Gammon catalog, October 1894, page ?] Bucking Broncho, An out-of-door scene. The men and horse of this subject are from “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West.” $15.00. // [Edison Films catalog, page ?] A fine exhibition of horsemanship by Lee Martin, a genuine cowboy. This particular broncho is an unusually wicked one. 40 feet. $6.00.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Animals: Horses - Corrals - Cowboys - Weapons: Guns
Listing updated: 21 March 2012.
References: Film viewing : Musser-Emerge pp. 78, 599 : Website-AFI; Website-LoC.
Home video: DVD.