The Unclean World (1903)

UK, 1903
2m, 27.5 metres
35mm, black and white, 1.33:1

A British fantasy film directed by Percy Stow. It was made as a parody of the Unseen World series of films made by F. Martin-Duncan for Charles Urban.

Plot Summary

A professor takes a bit out of some bread and cheese but doesn’t like the taste. He puts the cheese under a microscope and sees two large mechanical flying insects.


Director: Percy Stow
Hepworth & Co.
Scenario: Cecil M. Hepworth

Cecil M. Hepworth (professor)

Alternative Titles

The Unclean World: The Suburban-Bunkum Microbe-Guyoscope – alternative title



  • Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed) pp.23-24
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.511 – credits