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Published on Mar 26, 2009
SUMMARY According to Edison film historian C. Musser, Venezuelan rope and slack wire walker Juan Caicedo performed in the U.S. during 1894 and again at the end of the century. From May 14 to Sept. 8, 1894, he appeared at Koster & Bial's Music Hall in New York City. From Raff & Gammon price list: The "King of the Wire" in his marvelous slack wire performance. $10.00.
OTHER TITLES Title in Raff & Gammon price list: Caicedo
Caicedo. No. 1
CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 
NOTES Copyright: no reg.
Performer: Juan A. Caicedo.
Camera, William Heise.
Filmed July 25, 1894, at the Edison Laboratory in West Orange, N.J.
SUBJECTS Aerialists--United States. Vaudeville--United States. Wire rope--United States. Venezuelans--United States. Variety
RELATED NAMES Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production. Heise, William, camera. Caicedo, Juan A., performer. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)