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Cheese Mites; Or, Lilliputians in a London Restaurant

Discovering an infestation in a restaurant has never been as much fun as in this early trick film

Trick film 1901 1 mins Silent


Laughter and thigh slapping might not be the usual reaction on discovering your ploughman's lunch is infested with mites. But they're not all as delightful as these little fellows. Walter Booth worked as a stage magician before entering film, and combined visionary ideas and neat trickery to create impossible fantasies on screen.