How the Professor Fooled the Burglars (1901)

USA, 1901
22.86 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

An American fantasy film. It was filmed at the Vitagraph roof-top studio at some point between June and September 1900.

Plot Summary

A professor is disturbed by a burglar and transforms himself into a cloaked figure with a skull head. The interloper attacks him but the professor reappears, transforming from the sack the burglar is carrying.


Vitagraph Company of America
Produced by: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith?
Photography: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith?


Edison Motion Pictures 1890-1900: An Annotated Filmography by Charles Musser p.622