Le Chapeau à surprises (1901)

France, 1901
3m, 50.29 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

A French fantasy film directed by Georges Méliès.

Plot Summary

A man makes his hat grow, taking from it all the furniture and cutlery he needs to start a meal. He then pulls out his guests, two men and two women.


Director: Georges Méliès
Star Film

Alternative Titles

Hat of Many Surprises – US title
The Hat with Many Surprises – US title
What Was Found in a High Hat – US title


Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.195 – credits