Photographing a Ghost (1898)

UK,
76m
black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A British fantasy film directed by George Albert Smith.

Plot Summary

Two men carry a large box labelled ‘ghost' into a photographer's studio and unleash the ghost of a ‘swell.' The ghost keeps disappearing and reappearing until the photographer attacks it with a chair. The phantom finally gives up and disappears through the floor.

Credits

Crew
Director: George Albert Smith
George Albert Smith Films
Producer: George Albert Smith

References

Books

  • The British Film Catalogue: The Fiction Film 1895-1994 by Denis Gifford catalogue number 00128 p.7 – credits
  • Horror in Silent Films: A Filmography, 1896-1929 by Roy Kinnard p.11 – credits
  • by Walt Lee p.368 – credits