Flicker Book " the Summer Man "

AMERICAN Mutoscope Company

Published by American Mutoscope Company the Winthrop Press
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black and white photographs of a late nineteenth or early twentieth century seated woman who is smoking a cigarette , exhales a tiny man and then captures him in her hands . The American Mutoscope Company was one of the oldest film companies formed in the United States , and this rare example of a hand held flip book exists as perhaps the only example of this hand held version of what was more often found in amusement arcade machines that the American Mutoscope company manufactured and where still in use in the United Staes in " peep shows and fun houses , county fairs ' as entertainment forthe first half of the twentieth century . original photographs gathered in a cardtock binding with a cloth spine . Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Flicker Book " the Summer Man "
Publisher: American Mutoscope Company the Winthrop Press
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good -

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