The Brass Bottle (1914)

A Jinn's magic helps a poor architect win a professor's daughter.

Director:

Sidney Morgan

Writers:

Thomas Anstey Guthrie (novel) (as F. Anstey), Sidney Morgan

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Cast

Cast overview:
E. Holman Clark E. Holman Clark ... Fakrash-al-Amash
Alfred Bishop ... Professor Futvoye
Doris Lytton Doris Lytton ... Sylvia Futvoye
Lawrence Grossmith Lawrence Grossmith ... Horace Ventmire
Tom Mowbray ... Samuel Wackerbath
Joseph R. Tozer Joseph R. Tozer ... King Solomon (as J.R. Tozer)
Mary Brough Mary Brough ... Mrs. Futvoye
Vane Featherston Vane Featherston
Rudge Harding Rudge Harding
Molly Farrell Molly Farrell
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Storyline

For a certain offense Fakrash-el-Aamash, a Jinnee of the Green Jinn, is sealed up in a brass bottle by order of Suleyman, and cast into the sea. Three thousand years later the bottle is drawn up in a net by some fishermen on the south coast of England. Horace Ventimore, a struggling architect, is in love with Sylvia, the daughter of Professor Futvoye, a collector of curios. The professor favors the suit of Maurice Pringle, a prosperous architect, in preference to his poorer rival. The professor sends Ventimore to a sale of antiques to bid for certain lots. Ventimore fails to secure them, but on his own account purchases an old brass bottle in the hope that it may interest the professor. The professor rejects the bottle with scorn, and Ventimore takes it to his office and opens it with alarming result. The Jinnee emerges from the bottle and, in gratitude for his release, promises Ventimore all that his heart can desire. Through the mysterious power of the Jinnee, Samuel Wackerbath, a ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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magic | based on novel | See All (2) »

Genres:

Fantasy

Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1914 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Theatre & General See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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