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Gordon Sisters boxing (2019)
Two women on a stage approach from either side of the painted backdrop of a garden and engage in a boxing match. Both the boxing gloves and the hits exchanged...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boxing matches--United States; Boxers (Sports)--United States; Sports for women--United States; Sisters--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Sports event coverage and commentary; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:36
Popularity (downloads): 1405
 
Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph (1894)
From F.M. Prescott catalog: This fight consists of six rounds, each round on a film 150 feet long. It is not a fac-simile sic or a "fake" of any description,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boxing matches--United States; Boxers (Sports)--United States; Boxing--United States; Sports (Nonfiction);
Duration: 00:00:08
Popularity (downloads): 1091
 
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
 
Leonard-Cushing fight (1894)
From Edison films catalog: An actual six-round contest between Mike Leonard, commonly called the "Beau Brummel" of pugilism, and Jack Cushing. Full of hard fighting, clever hits, punches, leads, dodges,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boxing matches--New Jersey--West Orange; Boxing--United States; Boxers (Sports)--United States; Sports (Nonfiction);
Duration: 00:00:37
Popularity (downloads): 1720
 
Mr. Jack in the dressing room (1904)
Opens on a stage set of the interior of a theatrical dressing room. Along a bar that serves as a dressing table sit three costumed young women--perhaps chorus girls or...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dressing rooms (Performing arts)--United States--Drama; Middle aged men--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Middle aged men--United States--Conduct of life--Drama; Women entertainers--Costume--United States--Drama; Women entertainers--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Female impersonators--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:57
Popularity (downloads): 1023
 
Dance (1903)
Three young women with dark, curly hair stand on a stage with a black background and patterned carpet or tile underfoot. They wear tights, ballet shoes, and frilly dresses to...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Quadrille (Dance)--United States; Dance--United States; Dancers--United States; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:23
Popularity (downloads): 4498
 
Laura Comstock's bag-punching dog (1901)
Opens with the head and shoulders of a woman in full dress and hat and the front paws and head of a boxer visible behind a sign that reads "Miss...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boxers (Dogs)--Training--United States; Bag punching--United States; Mannie (Dog)Dog sports--United States; Show dogs--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Animal films and programs; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:31
Popularity (downloads): 895
 
Pity the blind (1904)
Filmed version of a popular vaudeville gag, as if from the audience of a variety theater. A boy, holding a sign under his arm, leads a man onto a stage...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Burlesque (Theater)--United States--Drama; Impersonation--Drama; Blind--United States--Public opinion--Drama; Deception--United States--Drama; Voyeurism--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:51
Popularity (downloads): 857
 
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
 

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