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The Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton's) (1894)

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"A glove contest between trained cats. A very comical and amusing subject, and is sure to create a great laugh." (by Edison Films)

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Henry Welton presents two of the trained cats that appear in his vaudeville performances. The cats appear in a miniature boxing ring, and they are wearing miniature boxing gloves on their front paws. As Professor Welton looks on, they spar in a manner similar to that of human boxers. Written by Snow Leopard

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oh so...bad?
13 August 2010 | by (Valhalla) – See all my reviews

OK I am not the sort of person who says "this is a silent oh well lets just bash it" I was expecting it to be more, The Boxing Cats is very weak we have Professor Welton (which I have no idea what he's a professor for) in the foreground helping cats box each other and giving them a hand (literally) in a Ring now I have seen this it's not the first comedy ever made if you ask me the only ones of the classics that made me laugh were Charlie Chaplin and I've seen a few good Buster Keatons. The Boxing Cats have got no potential in what they were trying but all early films were like that just experiments from all over the world at this point and it's not until a few years later they actually decided to do a plotted movie with an actual story. my vote is 4


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