The Indian Chief and the Seidlitz Powder (1901)

UK, 1901
120 feet, 37 metres
35mm film, black and white
silent

A British fantasy film directed by Cecil M. Hepworth.

Plot Summary

An Indian chief takes a drink made up from ‘Seidlitz Powders’ and grows to enormous size. He floats around the shop as if inflated by gas until he bursts and returns to normal size.

Credits

Crew
Director: Cecil M. Hepworth
Hepworth & Co.

Cast
Cecil M. Hepworth (Indian chief)

References

Books
The British Film Catalogue: Fiction Film, 1895-1994 3rd edition by Denis Gifford no.00422 p.17 – credits
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.217 – credits