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Glenroy Bros., No. 2 (1894)

The Glenroy Brothers perform a portion of their vaudeville act, "The Comic View of Boxing: The Tramp & the Athlete".
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The Glenroy Brothers perform a portion of their vaudeville act, "The Comic View of Boxing: The Tramp & the Athlete". The Athlete, dressed in bright white, comes after his opponent with a classic boxing style. But the Tramp, dressed in shabby dark clothes, has his own way of doing things. He turns cartwheels and performs other such antics, making it impossible for his opponent to anticipate his next move. Written by Snow Leopard

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USA

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22 September 1894 (USA) See more »

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18 August 2010 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Glenroy Bros., No. 2 (1894)

Entertaining Edison film runs just under 20-seconds but contains some nice smiles. The Glenroy brothers were a vaudeville act that managed to be fairly entertaining on their way to the movies. A lot of these early acts come off rather lame or simply unfunny but I think the comic timing of the two men is apparent even in these short seconds. I found most of the boxing, or shadow boxing as we'd call it today, to be well timed and I thought the two men knew exactly how to work off one another. Fans of early cinema will find some nice timing here but it's doubtful those unfamiliar with the films will find too much entertainment here.


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