W.K-L. Dickson

W.K-L. Dickson

Actor, Director, Director of photography

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Glenroy Brothers (Comic Boxing)

The Glenroy Brothers perform a portion of their vaudeville act, "The Comic View of Boxing: The Tr... Read more

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Newark Athlete

Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kineto... Read more

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Leonard-Cushing Fight

In the background, five fans lean on the ropes looking into the ring. The referee is to the left;... Read more

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Carmencita

Performing on what looks like a small wooden stage, wearing a dress with a hoop skirt and white h... Read more

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Sioux Ghost Dance

From Edison films catalog: One of the most peculiar customs of the Sioux Tribe is here shown, the... Read more

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Buffalo Dance

Long before Hollywood started painting white men red and dressing them as 'Injuns' Edison's compa... Read more

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Luis Martinetti, Contortionist

Luis Martinetti, a contortionist suspended from acrobatic flying rings, contorts himself for abou... Read more

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Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph

James J. Corbett and Peter Courtney meet in a boxing exhibition. Read more

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The Barbershop

“Interior of Barber Shop. Man comes in, takes off his coat; sits down, smokes; is handed a paper ... Read more

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Bucking Broncho

Lee Martin, one of the cowboy stars in 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West', rides a bronco as a crowd look... Read more

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Crissie Sheridan

A woman in a white gown performs a skirt dance, using her arms to produce circles and other patte... Read more

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Caicedo (with Pole)

"King of the slack wire. His daring feats of balancing as he performs his thrilling feats in mida... Read more

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Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley was probably the most famous marksman/woman in the world when this short clip was pr... Read more

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Souvenir Strip of the Edison Kinetoscope

Eugen Sandow, who claims to be the strongest man in the world, appears in the Edison Company's fi... Read more

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Men Boxing

Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kineto... Read more

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Dickson Greeting

William K.L. Dickson brings his hat from his one hand to the other and moves his head slightly, a... Read more

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McKinley at Home, Canton, Ohio

“This view was taken upon Mr. McKinley's lawn at his home in Canton, Ohio. Mr. McKinley appears w... Read more

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Athlete with Wand

An athlete demonstrating various poses. Read more

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Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze

A man (Thomas Edison's assistant) takes a pinch of snuff and sneezes. This is one of the earliest... Read more

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The Pickaninny Dance, from the “Passing Show”

“A scene representing Southern plantation life before the war. A jig and a breakdown by three col... Read more

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The Cock Fight

Two gamecocks fight in the Edison Company film studio. This feature was remade later in the same ... Read more

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Annabelle Serpentine Dance

Two dancers perform in succession facing a stationary camera. The first is in a diaphanous skirt,... Read more

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Annabelle Butterfly Dance

Annabelle (Whitford) Moore performs one of her popular dances. For this performance, her costume ... Read more

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Fire Rescue Scene

"Firemen in working uniform, rubber coats, helmets, and boots. Thrilling rescue from burning buil... Read more