Spirits in the Kitchen (1899)

USA, 1899
98.45 metres
68mm film, black and white, 1.36:1

An American fantasy film.

Plot Summary

A policeman pursues a tramp who seems to turn into a stove. Later, the policeman’s sausages turn into a cat, his chair turns into a tub of water and he again chases the tramp who literally vanishes into thin air.


American Mutoscope and Biograph
Producers: Herman Casler, Elias Koopman, Harry Marvin
Photography: Frederick S. Armitage



  • Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection 1894-1912 by Kemp R. Niver, edited by Bebe Bergsten p.90
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.457 – credits