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Athlete with Wand (1894)

Not Rated | | Short, Sport | February 1894 (USA)
A gymnast assumes a number of positions while holding a wand in both hands.
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A gymnast appears before the camera holding a wand, or short staff, with both hands. He flexes his legs and moves his arms, always holding the wand with both hands, and takes up numerous different positions. In the foreground, a dog is resting, and it occasionally takes note of the gymnast's activities. Written by Snow Leopard

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February 1894 (USA) See more »

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Спортсмен с палкой See more »

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The gymnast featured worked for the Newark Turnverein. See more »

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Featured in Edison: The Invention of the Movies (2005) See more »

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I am not sure is this guy real athlete?
17 January 2017 | by vukelic-stjepanSee all my reviews

Like I said in title, I am not sure that this guy is any kind of real athletete, nor he is doing anything special. But review Snow Leopard in his review said that '' The point of the movie was not the gymnastic routine, which in itself is neither difficult or interesting. Rather, this footage allowed W.K.L Dickson and the other Edison film-makers to gain experience in the studio'', if this is correct I understand point of this movie, but anyway, I can't give this movie more than rate 1. It is boring and you will not see any interesting. I think that his dog also thinks that he is boring. I also agree with Thomas, put bad athletic performance aside, but this guy deserve his name in movie title, like Annie Oakley.


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