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A Queen of the Burlesque
(1910) American
B&W : Split-reel / 260 feet
Directed by Ashley Miller

Cast: (unknown)

Edison Manufacturing Company production; distributed by Edison Manufacturing Company. / © 11 February 1910 by [?] Thomas A. Edison or Edison Manufacturing Company? [J138281-J138282]. Released 11 February 1910; in a split-reel with An Equine Hero (1910). / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Comedy.

Reviews: [Moving Picture World, 26 February 1910, page 298] A picture based upon a development of extravagant humor which can scarcely be described in print. But perhaps it is sufficient to say that some mischief-loving children, bent upon vengeance, succeeded in making a spinster very ridiculous in the eyes of an elder of the church and he breaks off the engagement. It is all extravagantly funny and causes more than one laugh even though there is a species of broad suggestion which may be resented by some, or, at least, deplored. . . . Better look at the picture and make your own decision.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Children - Spinsters

Listing updated: 5 November 2007.

References: Lahue-World p. 6 : Website-AFI.

 
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