Sunday, March 21, 2010

Alice in Wonderland (1903)

Alice in Wonderland 512Kb MPEG4 format 31 mb Alice in Wonderland MPEG2 125 mb. Alice in Wonderland OGV format 31 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGV format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia. animated gif, 17 frames

Alice in Wonderland (1903), is a British silent film directed by Cecil Hepworth and Percy Stow, it was the first movie adaptation of Lewis Carroll's book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

The film is memorable for its use of special effects, including Alice's shrinking in the Hall of Many Doors, and in her large size, stuck inside of White Rabbit's home, reaching for help through a window.

Only one copy of the film is known to exist with a running time of just 12 minutes (8 of which survive). The British Film Institute has partially restored the movie and its original film tinting on February 24, 2010.


This Image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1923 are copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923 (in this case 1911) are now in the public domain.

Directed by: Cecil Hepworth, Percy Stow
Written by: Lewis Carroll (book), Cecil M. Hepworth
Starring: May Clark, Cecil M. Hepworth, Mrs. Cecil Hepworth, Norman Whitten
Cinematography: Cecil M. Hepworth
Distributed by: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, Edison Manufacturing Company, Kleine Optical Company
Release date(s): October 17, 1903
Running time: approx. 8:19 minutes
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Language: Silent film

This movie is part of the collection: Short Format Films
Director: Cecil Hepworth
Producer: Cecil Hepworth
Production Company: Hepworth Manufacturing Co.
Audio/Visual: silent, b/w
Keywords: Alice in Wonderland, silents, BFI, British Film Institute, Lewis Carroll, Tim Burton, Disney, Silent Movie, Cecil Hepworth, Percy Stow, Cheshire Cat, White Rabbit, Hole Queen of Hearts, Frog Footman, Mad Hatter, March Hare.

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