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    National Historical Park New Jersey

Comedy Sketches

Minstrel potpourri
Performed by: Edison Minstrels
Record format: Edison Concert cylinder
Release number: B-204
Release date: c. July 1899
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 4751

Schultz at the Paris Exposition
Performed by: Frank Kennedy
Record format: Edison Concert cylinder
Release number: B-466
Release date: September 1900
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 24876

Reuben Haskin's ride on the Cyclone auto
Performed by: Len Spencer
Written by: Len Spencer
Record format: Edison Concert cylinder
Release number: 8619
Release date: February 1904
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 4779

Two rubes at the Vaudeville
Performed by: Byron G. Harlan and Frank C. Stanley
Record format: Edison Concert cylinder
Release number: 8736
Release date: July 1904
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 4776

Three rubes seeing New York
Performed by: Edison Vaudeville Company
Record format: Edison Gold Moulded cylinder
Release number: 9707 (26 ..)
Release date: November 1907
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 38839

A bunch of nonsense- vaudeville specialty
Performed by: Murray K. Hill
Written by: Murray K. Hill
Record format: Edison Amberol cylinder
Release number: 4M- 41 (3)
Release date: November 1908
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 36631

Fourth of July at Punkin Center
Performed by: Cal Stewart
Written by: Cal Stewart
Record format: Edison Amberol cylinder
Release number: 4M-734 (A- .6)
Release date: July 1911
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 36009

Interruptions - comic sketch
Performed by: Tom Woottwell
Written by: Tom Woottwell
Record format: Edison Amberol cylinder
Release number: 4M-12011 (A- ..4 B)
Release date: 1909
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 36622

Daybreak at Calamity Farm
Performed by: Gilbert Girard & Company
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Matrix number: 4186-C-3-1
Recording number: 50316-R
Recording date: 1915
Release date: March 1916
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 40809

Backyard conversation between Mrs. Reilly and Mrs. Finnegan
Performed by: Ada Jones and Steve Porter
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Matrix number: 6994-A-3-2
Recording number: 50667-L
Recording date: 1920
Release date: November 1920
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 43047

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