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Mexican Knife Duel

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'Mexican Knife Duel' is an 1894 black-and-white short silent film from Edison Studios, produced by William K. L. Dickson with William Heise as cinematographer. It features an exhibition of fighting skills by Mexican vaqueros Pedro Esquivel and Dionecio Gonzales. Filmed in Edison's Black Maria studio, it has a runtime of 60 seconds. Although stills exist, the film is understood to be lost.

The film is one of several shot by Dickson and Heise after Thomas Edison invited William F. Cody and his 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West' show performers to the kinetoscope studio.

See also

* List of Western films before 1920



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