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This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
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| Luis Martinetti.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
Also known as [Luis Martinetti, Contortionist], [Louis Martinetti]
B&W : 29 feet
Directed by W.K.L. Dickson
Cast: Luis Martinetti [himself].
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 11 October 1894 in the Edison Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey. A card with a large ‘R’ is visible in the film indicating the film was made for distribution by Raff & Gammon.
Synopsis: [Raff & Gammon catalog, October 1894, page ?] Luis Martinetti, Gymnast and Contortionist, performing on the flying rings. 12.50.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 18 March 2012.
References: Film viewing : Ramsaye-Million p. ? : Website-LoC.
Home video: DVD.