Needs 5 Ratings

The Motor Fiend (1910)

Here is a film that will be appreciated by both classes, those who own automobiles and those who do not. They will all laugh and scream when they see it. The plot is so new, so fresh, so ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Edward José
Edit

Storyline

Here is a film that will be appreciated by both classes, those who own automobiles and those who do not. They will all laugh and scream when they see it. The plot is so new, so fresh, so untouched, and the idea of it is so comic, that it is almost a mistake to even hint at the absurdly funny scenes the picture depicts. There is, however, one thing it seems right to tell, the story is the dream of a motor fiend. He dreams that his auto is fitted with a "joy meter," and that all speed limits have been eliminated. What is a "joy meter" you all want to know, and we suppose we must tell you this so that you can have an idea of what the picture is about. A "joy meter" consists of various dials or indicators arranged on an attachment that fits to the front of any motor, and that indicates the number of men, women, policemen, dogs, hens, or mothers-in-law that you may happen to run over. It is most accurate in its work, but in order to understand it properly you must see the film, which gives... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 October 1910 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'écraseur perfectionné  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Released in the US as a split reel along with Bruges, Belgium (1910). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page