Phono Cinéma Theater
|Col. sound||Brush Silent|
TERPSICHORE by Christine KERF
First distribution : 1900
Shooting : 1900
This film belongs to the PHONO CINEMA THEATRE programme that proposed during the Universal Exhibition of Paris in 1900, synchronized screenings of films and recorded voices of famous actors and singers.
This particular film had no original cylinder but music was played live.
In front of a backdrop representing a spanish patio, the couple Christine KERF and Achille VISCUSI from the Palais de la Danse, are accompanied by four other dancers wearing spanisjh costumes.
The original painted nitrate print makes the dresses yellow and Christine KERF's rose in her hair red.