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The Over-Incubated Baby (1901)

- August 10, 2016 in babies, early film, incubation, mothers, robert paul, walter booth

A mother brings her baby to Professor Bakem's newly invented baby incubator, which claims to give one year's of growth in just one hour, but an accident leads to a distressing surprise.

The Over-Incubated Baby (1901)

- August 10, 2016 in babies, early film, incubation, mothers, robert paul, walter booth

A mother brings her baby to Professor Bakem's newly invented baby incubator, which claims to give one year's of growth in just one hour, but an accident leads to a distressing surprise.

The Over-Incubated Baby (1901)

- August 10, 2016 in babies, early film, incubation, mothers, robert paul, walter booth

A mother brings her baby to Professor Bakem's newly invented baby incubator, which claims to give one year's of growth in just one hour, but an accident leads to a distressing surprise.

The Cheese Mites or, Lilliputians in a London Restaurant (1901)

- February 11, 2016 in early cinema, early special effects, Robert W. Paul, walter booth

Wonderful example of early special effects, a man is dining in a restaurant when three small human-like creatures, two men and a woman, appear from his food and drink, much to the amusement of the man at the table.

The Cheese Mites or, Lilliputians in a London Restaurant (1901)

- February 11, 2016 in early cinema, early special effects, Robert W. Paul, walter booth

Wonderful example of early special effects, a man is dining in a restaurant when three small human-like creatures, two men and a woman, appear from his food and drink, much to the amusement of the man at the table.

Artistic Creation (1901)

- August 27, 2014 in artist, creation, early film, illusion, robert paul, trick film, walter booth

A wonderful short film directed by illusionist-turned-filmmaker Walter R. Booth and produced by Robert Paul - one of the earliest examples of trickery in the editing room enabling an artist's creation to come to life on screen, a popular motif in early film.