The Butcher’s Nightmare (1917)

USA,
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

An American short fantasy film directed by Robin Williamson.

Plot Summary

A butcher is in love with a woman who doesn't share his feelings. He that he threatens to foreclose on her mortgage and makes a crook of her brother.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Robin Williamson
Vogue Motion Picture Company

Cast
Ben Turpin (the butcher)
Margaret Templeton (the widow)
Ed Laurie (the boy)
Gypsy Abbott (the girl)
Arthur Moon (the crook)

Alternative Titles

Ben's Wild Dream

References

Books

  • The Palgrave Encyclopedia of American Horror Film Shorts 1915-1976 by Gary D. Rhodes and David J. Hogan p.90
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.51 – credits