Feathertop (1912)

USA, 1912
10m
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

An American fantasy film based on a story by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Plot Summary

Old Mother Rigby, a witch living in a New England colonial settlement, makes a scarecrow to protect her garden. She brings it to life, names it Lord Feathertop and sends him out into the world.

Credits

Crew
Eclair American
Based on a Story by: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Cast
Muriel Ostriche (Polly Gookin)
Julia Stuart (Old Mother Rigby, the witch)

References

Books

  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.136