United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows buildings resembling igloos on ice floes, in front of which persons clothed a...展开s Eskimos play a game of leapfrog.
From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SCENE IN THE ESQUIMAUX VILLAGE. Ungulado. [code for telegraphic orders]. This shows several Esquimaux at the game of "Misheetak," or leap frog, which differs somewhat from the civilized game, and is quite amusing, the photography of which is perfect. Class B 75 ft. $9.00
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7500.
Duration: 0:48 at 15 fps.
Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White.
Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York.
The Edison company distributed this film and the film "Esquimaux Game of Snap-the-whip" as one film, entitled "Scene in the Esquimaux Village."
The Edison Company summary was excerpted to include descriptions only of scenes appearing in this film.
Received: 8/9/1901; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.