SUMMARY The film was photographed from the area back of the midway of the Pan-American Exposition. The immediate background indicates the camera was in front of the living quarters of the gypsy dancing troupe. Several female gypsies in costume appear and dance. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: GYPSY DANCE AT THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION. Unhaltbar. [code for telegraphic orders] The picture was taken in the Gypsy tent at the Pan-American Exposition and shows ten beautiful Gypsy girls executing the famous Gypsy dance that created such a furor at the Exposition. Features of the well known couchee couchee are introduced by some of the dancers. The scene is both artistic and entrancing. Class B 75 ft. $9.00 OTHER TITLES Gypsy dance at the Pan-American Exposition CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Oct1901; H10111. Location: Buffalo, New York. SUBJECTS Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo, N.Y.) Exhibitions--United States. Dance. Dancers--New York (State)--Buffalo. Romanies--New York (State)--Buffalo. Women, Romani--New York (State)--Buffalo. Buffalo (N.Y.) Actuality--Short. Dance--Performance--Short. RELATED NAMES Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID lcmp001 m1b11448 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp001.m1b11448
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