Edison could see that filmmaking was going to become a successful business, so he built a motion picture production studio in New Jersey. The studio had a roof that could be opened to let in daylight, and the entire building was constructed so that it could be moved to stay in line with the sun. Now, Edison's company could step up the production of new films. The "Boxing Gordon Sisters" was not the only boxing film Edison's company made. Can you imagine boxing cats? One of the Edison Manufacturing Company's earliest films shows two cats fighting in a boxing ring. Other films starred well-known performers such as Annie Oakley and Native American dancers from Buffalo Bill's "Wild West Show."
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