The Hindoo Fakir (1902)

53.34 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

An American fantasy film.

Plot Summary

A Hindu fakir performs magic tricks, producing a young woman from thin air, lying her on a bed of swords and making her levitate. She grows a set of butterfly wings and flies around the stage before disappearing.



  • Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection 1894-1912 by Kemp R. Niver, edited by Bebe Bergsten p.345
  • by Walt Lee p.194 – credits