SUMMARY According to Edison film historian C. Musser, this film featured the cast of the musical burlesque, "A milk white flag," by Charles Hoyt. Sometime after the farce's New York premiere on Oct. 8, 1894, its cast traveled to the Edison studio and appeared in at least five films. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: From ""Milk White Flag."" Marching band with leader at the head. CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co.,  NOTES Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Frank Baldwin (Steele Ayers, the bandmaster), Fred W. Boardman, William Cushing, Ad. Dorsch, E.P. Brown, J.F. Boardman, George Goddard, E.F. Balch, Paul Pfarr. Camera, William Heise. Filmed ca. November 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio. Received: 5-13-1994; viewing print; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection. SUBJECTS Marching bands--United States--Drama. Band musicians--United States--Drama. Bandmasters--United States--Drama. Marching drills--United States--Drama. Musical RELATED NAMES Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production. Heise, William, camera. Baldwin, Frank. Boardman, Fred W. Cushing, Willia. Dorsch, Ad. Brown, E. P. Boardman, J.F Goddard, George. Balch, E. F. Pfarr, Paul. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID edmp.4033 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.4033
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