Sandow , also known as The Souvenir Strip of the Edison Kinetoscope and also Sandow, the modern Hercules is an American film directed by William Kennedy Laurie Dickson, released in 1894 .
Eugen Sandow , whose real name is Friedrich Wilhelm Mueller, only wearing a little underpants (a daring outfit at that time) is showing off and stretching his muscles, face, profile, back.
- Original title: Sandow
- Other Titles: Killing Scope of the Edison Strip , Sandow, the modern Hercules
- Directed by: William Kennedy Laurie Dickson
- Pictures: William Heise
- Size: 35mm with Edison perforations, 1.36: 1 – black and white – mute
- Duration: 1 minute
- Genre: documentary
- Eugen Sandow
“Laurie Dickson and William Heise scour Newark’s gyms and bring back a muscled bodybuilder with shiny satin panties, which provocatively and unsettlingly displays the panoply of his muscles in Sandow 1 . ”
- ↑ Marie-France Briselance and Jean-Claude Morin , film grammar , Paris, New World ,, 588 p. ( ISBN 978-2-84736-458-3 ) , p. 26