What Dance Created a “Furor” at the Pan-American Exposition?

Historic Buffalo

The alternate title for this film is “Gypsy Dance at the Pan-American Exposition”. This film was created by Thomas Edison’s film company, Thomas Edison, Inc. The film company catalog describes this film:

The picture was taken in the Gypsy tent at the Pan-American Exposition and shows ten beautiful Gypsy girls executing the famous Gypsy dance that created such a furor at the Exposition. Features of the well known couchee couchee are introduced by some of the dancers. The scene is both artistic and entrancing.

This film was created in front of the Gypsy Camp, located in the northwest corner of the
exposition grounds, near the Midway.


Source: Library of Congress