Sandow

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SUMMARY

According to vaudeville historian Joe Laurie, Jr., Sandow--who was managed by Flo Ziegfeld--was "the greatest of the strong men and who received the most publicity" (Vaudeville, 1972, p. 33).

OTHER TITLES

Variant title given in C. Musser: Sandow. no. 1

Copyright title: Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope, Sandow, the modern Hercules

Sandow, the modern Hercules

CREATED/PUBLISHED

[United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1894?]

NOTES

Copyright (under title Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope): W.K.L. Dickson; 18May1894; 10777.

Performer: Eugen Sandow (aka Friedrich Muller).

Camera, William Heise.

Filmed March 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio.

Received: 5-13-1994; viewing print; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.

SUBJECTS

Strong men--United States.

Bodybuilders--United States.

Bodybuilding--United States.

Physical education and training--United States.

Vaudeville--United States.

Muscle tone.

Sports (Nonfiction)

RELATED NAMES

Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production.

Sandow, Eugen, 1867-1925, performer.

Heise, William, camera.

Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)

DIGITAL ID

edmp.4018 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.4018

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