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Title:

Sheriff's sale of a stranded circus

Performer(s):

Len Spencer and Gilbert Girard.

Issue Number/Label:

9779: Edison Gold Moulded Record

Year of Release:

[1908]



Audio:

Stream cylinder 3294:
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Note:

Edison Gold Moulded Record: 9779.

Note:

Year of release from "The Edison Phonograph Monthly," v.6 (1908/1909).

Note:

Descriptive scene with animal noises and band.

Collection Information:

Todd collection.

Personal Name:

Spencer, Len, 1867-1914.

Personal Name:

Girard, Gilbert, approximately 1868-

Subject:

Vaudeville.

Original Item Location:

Special Coll., Performing Arts - Cylinder 3294

 


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