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Luis Martinetti, Contortionist

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Cinematography  William Heise
5.8/10 IMDb

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Genre  Short Film
Country  USA
Luis Martinetti, Contortionist movie poster
Cast  Luis Martinetti
Director  William Kennedy Dickson
Release date  1894
Production companies  Edison Manufacturing Company
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Luis Martinetti, Contortionist is an 1894 short film produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company. The film, which runs 12.5 seconds, consists of a contortionist act performed by Luis Martinetti of the Martinetti Brothers trapeze act. Martinetti wears tiger-striped tights and performs contortionist poses on a pair of trapeze rings.

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The film was shot on October 11, 1894 at the Edison Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey. The film is preserved by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and was released on the 2000 DVD box set Treasures from American Film Archives, which was compiled by the National Film Preservation Foundation.

1894 luis martinetti contortionist


Credits

  • Directed by William K.L. Dickson
  • Cast: Luis Martinetti as Himself
  • Cinematography by William Heise
  • References

    Luis Martinetti, Contortionist Wikipedia
    Luis Martinetti, Contortionist IMDb Luis Martinetti, Contortionist themoviedb.org


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