Grandpa’s Reading Glass (1902)

USA, 1902
1m, 35 feet/11 metres
16mm, 68mm, black and white

An American fantasy film directed by Wallace McCutcheon. A print is held by the UCLA Film and Television Archives.

Plot Summary

A group of children look around a room through grandpa’s large reading glass and see exaggerated close-ups, as if looking through a magnifying glass.


Director: Wallace McCutcheon
American Mutoscope and Biograph
Photography: Robert K. Bonine

Remake of
Grandma’s Reading Glass (1900)
La Loupe de grand-maman (1901)