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Newark Athlete

Directed by William K.L. Dickson
United States, 1891
Short, Documentary

Synopsis

A young man stands before the camera holding a club in each hand, horizontal to the ground. He raises the heads of the two clubs in unison, by rotating the clubs without lifting his arms. The film then shows the same footage over again, at different speeds.

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Newark Athlete
Directed by William K.L. Dickson

Awards & Festivals

National Film Preservation Board

2010 | Winner: National Film Registry