Buster Makes Room for His Mama at the Bargain Counter
Summary: By the time Edwin S. Porter made this film, Buster Brown had become a household name. The brain child of comic strip artist Richard Outcault, Brown first appeared in the New York Herald in 1902 and went on to a long career as an advertising icon for Buster Brown shoes. Notes: "Buster Makes Room for his Mama at the Bargain Counter," 1904. Buster Brown series, Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Producer: Edwin S. Porter, 1904. From the collections at the Library of Congress: http://bit.ly/fXjyWH.