Pluto and the Imp (1900)

USA, 1900
60.96 metres, 200 feet
black and white
silent

An American fantasy film. Charles Musser suggests that it may be “a dupe of another company’s film.” 1Edison Motion Pictures 1890-1900: An Annotated Filmography by Charles Musser

Plot Summary

Pluto sends his imp to fetch the Book of Fates which he then tries to get a mortal to sign. The mortal is ordered into the Infernal Palace, but he refuses and fights a sword duel with the imp. The mortal is killed and dismembered, his body parts thrown through the body of Pluto and into the Palace.

References

Periodicals
The Phonoscope December 1899 p.10 – note

Books
Edison Motion Pictures 1890-1900: An Annotated Filmography by Charles Musser p.574 – note