The Enchanted Drawing (1900)

USA, 1900
35mm film, black and white
silent

An American fantasy film directed by J. Stuart Blackton. It was filmed at Vitagraph’s roof-top studio in New York at some point between September and November 1900.

Plot Summary

An artist draws a cartoon face which then comes to life, drinks wine smokes a cigars, and puts on a top hat.

Credits

Crew
Director: J. Stuart Blackton
Edison Company

Cast
J. Stuart Blackton (artist)

References

Books

  • Edison Motion Pictures 1890-1900: An Annotated Filmography by Charles Musser p.641 – illustrated note
  • Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection 1894-1912 by Kemp R. Niver, edited by Bebe Bergsten p.5
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.122 – credits