The Clown and the Alchemist (1900)

USA,
78 feet
black and white
silent

An American fantasy film directed by Edwin S. Porter. It was filmed at Vitagraph's roof-top studio in New York at some point between September and November 1900.

Plot Summary

A clown torments an old man using his magic powers.

Credits

Crew
Director: Edwin S. Porter
Edison Manufacturing Company

References

Books

  • Edison Motion Pictures 1890-1900: An Annotated Filmography by Charles Musser p.642 – illustrated note
  • Horror in Silent Films: A Filmography, 1896-1929 by Roy Kinnard p.13
  • Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection 1894-1912 by Kemp R. Niver, edited by Bebe Bergsten p.23
  • by Walt Lee p.69 – article