Miss Dundee and her Performing Dogs

Miss Dundee et ses chiens savants

Slečna Dundee a její učení psi

  • Alice Guy
  • France
  • 1902, 4 min
Color: Black and white
Language: Silent
Synopsis

This acrobatic dog performance straight from a Parisian music hall is led by woman and assisted by a man. The trained dogs performed somewhat boring but sophisticated tricks.

Another clear feature of Alice Guy's film is her emphasis of women's erotic attractiveness. That this was not a programmatic decision is shown by her other films where the roles are reversed.

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Festival edition: 2013
Sections: Audiovisual Heritage Day

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