An Over-incubated Baby (1901)

UK, 1901
80 feet, 24 metres
35mm film, black and white

A British fantasy film directed by Walter R. Booth.

Plot Summary

A woman takes her baby to visit Professor Bakem who promises that his “baby incubator” will make the child age 12 months in one hour. But the machine goes wrong and the baby emerges as an old man.


Director: Walter R. Booth
Paul’s Animatograph Works
Producer: R.W. Paul


Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed) p.23
The British Film Catalogue: Fiction Film, 1895-1994 3rd edition by Denis Gifford no.00428 p.17 – credits
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.354 – credits