Native American Indian dancers from the Buffalo Bill Wild West show, perform the Sioux Ghost Dance, as recorded by Edison Company at the Black Maria Studio in West Orange, New Jersey. (Reportedly this is the first instance of Native American Indians appearing in a motion picture.)
Scene from fight between professional boxers Mike Leonard and Jack Cushing, staged at the Edison Studio in West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.A.. Several spectators in background.
Scene from fight between James J. Corbett, former champion of the world (AKA "Gentleman Jim" Corbett) and Peter Courtney, staged and recorded at the Edison Studio in West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.A..
Cowboy, Lee Martin, of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, rides his horse "Sunfish" behaving like a bucking bronco, in a corral. Frank Hammitt, also from the Wild West Show, stands on the fencing, firing a pistol at the ground. Cowboy Martin waves his hat and smiles during the ride. Recorded on grounds of the Edison Company in West Orange, New Jersey, United States.
A performance on the flying rings, by Gymnast and contortionist, Luis Martinetti of the Martinetti Brothers. Filmed on October 11, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio, West Orange, New Jersey, United States.