MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,288 this week

Alice in Wonderland (1903)

6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 1,460 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 11 critic

Alice dozes in a garden, awakened by a dithering white rabbit in waistcoat with pocket watch. She follows him down a hole and finds herself in a hall of many doors. A key opens a small door... See full summary »

Writers:

(novel),
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 12 Sep 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 04 Jun 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 26 Feb 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 29 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Alice in Wonderland (1903)

Alice in Wonderland (1903) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Alice in Wonderland.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Black Imp (1905)
Short | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A traveler at an inn is harassed by a mischievous devil in his room.

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

One of the greatest of black art pictures. The conjurer appears before the audience, with his head in its proper place. He then removes his head, and throwing it in the air, it appears on ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the moon.

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès, Jules-Eugène Legris, Victor André
Short | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Scientists from all over the world are meeting to discuss the best way to reach the North Pole. Professor Maboul demonstrates for them the innovative equipment that he has designed for the ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès, Fernande Albany
In the Garden (2004)
Short | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The last man on earth gets a second chance for humanity in the Garden of Eden and this time walks out on his own.

Director: Craig Dittrich
Stars: Gina DeVettori, Kellen McDaniel, Simona Morecroft
Short | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.

Director: Edwin S. Porter
Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Bud Pollard
Stars: Ruth Gilbert, Ralph Hertz, Lillian Ardell
Short | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

At the royal court, a prince is presenting the princess whom he is pledged to marry, when a witch suddenly appears. Though driven off, the witch soon returns, summons some of her servants, ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Bleuette Bernon, Georges Méliès
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Of all the beautiful stories ever told none are more interesting than Gulliver's Travels. How Gulliver set out on a journey and was shipwrecked on an island, where he found strange people, ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

"In the opening of this film is seen the astronomer intently poring over his books. Suddenly, in a cloud of smoke, Satan appears and surprises the astronomer. At the command of the Fairy ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie 1986)
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Barry Letts
Stars: Kate Dorning, Mark Bassenger, Jonathan Cecil
Alicja (1982)
Fantasy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Alice falls in love with a jogger called Rabbit.

Directors: Jacek Bromski, Jerzy Gruza
Stars: Sophie Barjac, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Susannah York
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
May Clark ...
Cecil M. Hepworth ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Blair ...
Geoffrey Faithfull ...
Stanley Faithfull ...
Mrs. Hepworth ...
White Rabbit / Queen
Norman Whitten ...
Edit

Storyline

Alice dozes in a garden, awakened by a dithering white rabbit in waistcoat with pocket watch. She follows him down a hole and finds herself in a hall of many doors. A key opens a small door: eventually, she's through into a garden where a dog awaits. Later, in the rabbit's home, her size is again a problem. She tries to help a nanny with a howling baby, then a Cheshire cat directs her to a tea party where the Mad Hatter and March Hare dunk a dormouse. Expelled from the party, Alice happens on a royal processional: all the cards in the deck precede the Queen of Hearts, who welcomes then turns on Alice and calls on the royal executioner. Alice must run for her life. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Fantasy | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

17 October 1903 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alice Csodaországban  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2010 restored)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Abby in Wonderland (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Alice almost doesn't live here anymore--9/10.
24 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Much in the same way as 'The Blacksmith Scene' from 1893, the first filmed version of 'Alice in Wonderland' from 1903 plays out more as a curious look into the history of film making at that time and the importance of film preservation for today, than a credible film adaptation of the book. However, in its initial release to the public, the film was popular, and at a staggering eight minutes in length, it was the longest movie to date. There are some nifty special effects of Alice shrinking and growing in the doll house, and there's an excellent commentary track on the DVD that talks about the people involved in the production of the film. However, through years of neglect and the natural decline of the nitrate on the film, there are more gaps, breaks and white scratches on the film that make its viewing somewhat difficult. No copies of the film have survived through time, the one used for the DVD is the original and it's in terrible shape.

You can find this movie, warts and all, on the DVD of 'Alice In Wonderland' from 1966 directed by Jonathan Miller, who's version while clean, starring a stellar cast, and looking beautiful, could also be described as viewing that is 'somewhat difficult'.

I'm giving the movie a 9/10. It was a 3, but I took this pill and it grew to a 9.

Clark Richards


20 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
how can i find a copy of this film? andyjohanson
The Ist Alice on film virginia-12
Watch and download Alice in Wonderland for free here mspaintnerd
History of special effects svenrufus
Discuss Alice in Wonderland (1903) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?