Jiu Jitsu, the Japanese Art of Self-Defense

Director:

Anonymous

Producer:

American Mutoscope and Biograph Co.

Year:

1901

Distributor:

American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.

Country:

USA

Running time:

379 ft

Genre:

Biograph

Format:

Silent, B&W

Availability:

Lost film

Keywords:

Professor, Martial arts, Athletic coaches
Summary
Professor O'Brien is featured demonstrating the vissicitudes of martial arts combat.
Teaching Notes
History of university athletics; Film genre studies:
Perhaps an early prototype of the fight/boxing/martial arts film, which would soon take place off-campus, leaving the field open for college football.