Uploaded on Mar 26, 2009
According to vaudeville historian Joe Laurie, Jr., Sandow--who was managed by Flo Ziegfeld--was "the greatest of the strong men and who received the most publicity" (Vaudeville, 1972, p. 33).
Variant title given in C. Musser: Sandow. no. 1
Copyright title: Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope, Sandow, the modern Hercules
Sandow, the modern Hercules
[United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1894?]
Copyright (under title Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope): W.K.L. Dickson; 18May1894; 10777.
Performer: Eugen Sandow (aka Friedrich Muller).
Camera, William Heise.
Filmed March 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio.
Received: 5-13-1994; viewing print; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.
Strong men--United States.
Physical education and training--United States.
Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production.
Sandow, Eugen, 1867-1925, performer.
Heise, William, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)