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Japanese village (1901)
At the beginning of the film, at a distance of about one-hundred feet, is a two-story building with a balcony, some tropical plants, and a telephone pole. A young Japanese...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo, N.Y.); Exhibitions--United States; Acrobats--United States; Acrobatics--United States; Japanese--United States; Exhibition buildings--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (N.Y.); Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:02:40
Popularity (downloads): 524
 
Japanese (1904)
An Oriental man and boy walk on a stage with a painted backdrop of a garden or park, give a slight bow to the camera as if it were an...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Juggling--United States; Acrobatics--United States; Acrobats--United States; Jugglers--United States; Japanese--United States--Games; Silent films; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:44
Popularity (downloads): 3003
 
Kruger and Ward (1918)
Opening title introduces "Kruger and Ward, the tall and short of it." The camera iris opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a canyon and waterfall. Two clowns...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Acrobats--United States; Acrobatics--United States; Gymnasts--United States; Clowns--United States; Clowning--United States; Dwarfs--United States; Rings (Gymnastics)--United States; Joints--Range of motion; Dislocations--United States; Female impersonators--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:25
Popularity (downloads): 880
 
Arabian gun twirler (2009)
A bearded man performs a rifle twirling act on a stage with a painted backdrop of a city street corner. He wears a white turban and a dark two-piece costume...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Firearms; Tricks; Arabs--United States--Games; Amusements--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:40
Popularity (downloads): 1224
 
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
 
Our Enemy: The Japanese (1943)
Stridently anti-Japanese film that attempts to convey an understanding of Japanese life and philosophy so that the U.S. may more readily defeat its enemy. Depicts the Japanese as 'primitive, murderous...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Japan;Propaganda;
Duration: 00:19:51
Popularity (downloads): 534
 
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
 
Japanese Relocation (1943)
U.S. government-produced film defending the World War II internment of Japanese American citizens.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Japanese Americans: Internment;Racism;Human rights;
Duration: 00:09:26
Popularity (downloads): 362
 
Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip (1901)
The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows a large tent of animal skins in front of which are two spectators watching two participants perform a game of skill...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo, N. Y. ); Exhibitions--United States; Eskimos--Games; Whips; Buffalo (N. Y. ); Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:00:21
Popularity (downloads): 604
 
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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