The Cobbler and the Caliph (1909)

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

A short American fantasy film directed by J. Stuart Blackton.

Plot Summary

The poor cobbler Mustapha is envious of the wealthy Caliph. When he's given a wishing ring by a dervish in exchange for a pair of , the cobbler uses it to transform himself into the Caliph but is soon caught up court intrigue and murder.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton
Vitagraph Company of America
Supervisor: J. Stuart Blackton

Cast
William Humphrey
Charles Kent
Earle Williams

References

Books

  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.69