Girard College Cadets

Director:

Anonymous

Producer:

American Mutoscope Co.

Year:

1897

Distributor:

American Mutoscope Co.

Country:

USA

Running time:

190 ft

Genre:

Biograph

Format:

Silent, B&W

Availability:

Lost film

Keywords:

college cadets, military
Summary
The first of several short biographs featuring footage of the college cadets going through their paces.
Teaching Notes
History of higher education in film:
The earliest filmed examples of activities on college campuses — student performances (cheerleading, marching bands, etc.) and sports — which remain as popular now in films about higher education as they were in the 1900's.