Fun in a Butcher Shop (1901)

22.86 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

An American fantasy film.

Plot Summary

The owners of a sausage mill have a constant stream of visitors bringing dogs, cats and other animals for their sausage machine. A Chinese visitor is thrown into the machine where he is ground up and emerges as a long string of instead of sausages.


Edison Manufacturing Company
Photography: Edwin S. Porter



  • Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed) p.22
  • Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection 1894-1912 by Kemp R. Niver, edited by Bebe Bergsten pp.37; 119
  • by Walt Lee p.154 – credits
  • The Reference Guide to Science Fiction Films Volume 1 by A.W. Strickland and Forrest J. Ackerman p.5 – credits, synopsis