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The boys think they have one on Foxy Grandpa, but he fools them (1902)
Opens on a stage with a stone fence and a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. In front of the fence is a bench, on which sits Joseph Hart...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious character)--Drama; Banjo--United States--Drama; Banjoists--United States--Drama; Boys--United States--Conduct of life--Drama; Practical jokes--Drama; Tap dancing--United States; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Dance; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:08
Popularity (downloads): 1091
 
Foxy Grandpa and Polly (1902)
Opens on a stage with a stone fence and a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. Husband and wife team of Hart and DeMar as cartoon characters Foxy Grandpa...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dance--United States; Vaudeville--United States; Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious character)--Drama; Polly (Fictitious character)--Drama; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:30
Popularity (downloads): 1684
 
Alphonse (1903)
Opens on a set of a saloon or tavern with a long bar and pictures on the wall that include boxers, a ballerina, and a reclining female. At the end...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: French--United States--Drama; Bars (Drinking establishments)--United States--Drama; Alphonse (Fictitious character)--Drama; Gaston (Fictitious character)--Drama; Cowboys--United States--Drama; Pistol shooting--United States--Drama; Bartenders--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Westerns; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:53
Popularity (downloads): 795
 
Happy (1903)
Opens on a stage set of a house exterior, complete with a door, window, and ivy on the walls. In front of the house, an organ-grinder plays as Happy Hooligan...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Happy Hooligan (Fictitious character)--Drama; Tramps--United States--Drama; Organ grinders--United States--Drama; Police--United States--Drama; Housewives--United States--Drama; Silent films; Slapstick comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:46
Popularity (downloads): 1579
 
Duel scene, "By right of sword" (1904)
Opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a lake surrounded by forest. A bearded man wrapped in a dark cloak and wearing a dark fur shako--apparently the novel's...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dueling--Drama; Soldiers--Drama; Swordplay--Drama; Swordsmen--Drama; Silent films; Adaptations; Swashbucklers; Vaudeville; Shorts ;
Duration: 00:01:43
Popularity (downloads): 758
 
Chimmie Hicks at the races (1902)
Filming of a character sketch by the well-known vaudevillian Charles E. Grapewin. On a bare stage backed by a dark curtain, a man dressed in a three-piece suit and overcoat...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Horse racing--Betting--United States--Drama; Horseplayers--United States--Drama; Gamblers--United States--Drama; Gambling--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Gambling films and programs; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:47
Popularity (downloads): 620
 
A rube couple at a county fair (1904)
From Edison films catalog: Scene I--Driving into the Grounds. Scene II--Machinery department. Scene III--Getting weighed. Scene IV--On the Pike. Scene V--Looking at the big pumpkins. Scene VI--Cattle parade. Scene VII--Trotting...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Agricultural exhibitions--United States--Drama; Fairs--United States--Drama; Rural population--United States--Drama; Farmers--United States--Drama; Amusements--United States--Drama; Cattle--Connecticut; Horses--Connecticut; Horsemen and horsewomen--Connecticut; Agricultural machinery; ComedyActuality;
Duration: 00:03:57
Popularity (downloads): 629
 
A ballroom tragedy (1905)
Opens on a set of a sitting room, apparently off a ballroom where dancers occasionally can be glimpsed through a curtained entrance stage right. Near the entrance, a young couple...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Crimes of passion--United States--Drama; Murder--United States--Drama; Women murderers--United States--Drama; Women--Crimes against--United States--Drama; Adultery--United States--Drama; Jealousy--United States--Drama; Stab wounds--United States--Drama; Ballrooms--United States--Drama; Ballroom dancing--United States--Drama; Silent films; Drama; Crime films and programs; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:50
Popularity (downloads): 1761
 
A frontier flirtation (1903)
Opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. On a park bench center stage sits a well-dressed woman with a dark veil obscuring her face,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Disguise--United States--Drama; Man-woman relationships--United States--Drama; Impersonation--Drama; Men--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Women--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Cowboys--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Practical jokes--Drama; Courtship--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:48
Popularity (downloads): 1041
 
Trapeze disrobing act (1901)
Camera is positioned as if in the audience at a vaudeville or burlesque show. Two men with long hair and beards in rough clothing appear to be eating and talking...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Burlesque (Theater)--United States--Drama; Aerialists--United States--Drama; Striptease--United States--Drama; Stripteasers--United States--Drama; Theater audiences--United States--Drama; Rural population--United States--Drama; Silent films; Vaudeville; Rural comedies; Erotica; Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:18
Popularity (downloads): 2146
 

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