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Galvanic Fluid; or, More Fun with Liquid Electricity (1908)

This picture, a worthy successor to Vitagraph's "Liquid Electricity," opens showing an exterior view of the laboratory of "Prof. Watt, Inventor of Liquid Electricity." The first scene is ... See full summary »

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This picture, a worthy successor to Vitagraph's "Liquid Electricity," opens showing an exterior view of the laboratory of "Prof. Watt, Inventor of Liquid Electricity." The first scene is taken in a park, where we see a nursemaid wheeling a baby carriage. The Professor sprays the girl with some of his wonderful fluid and she and the baby fly rapidly around the flower beds, then go out of sight. Further along the inventor meets four very decrepit old men, hobbling along on sticks and crutches. A spray and they dance, kick up their legs, throw the crutches away, play leapfrog, then sprint down the street. A chauffeur, whose auto has broken down, is asleep with both feet resting on the wheel. The professor's spray is played upon the crippled machine, it springs forward and does several seemingly impossible stunts. During this time a horse and wagon drives up and gets sprayed, and the horse, wagon and auto fly around. A mounted cop rides up, gets into the vortex. Now all whirl around, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 February 1908 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with Francesca di Rimini; or, The Two Brothers (1908). See more »

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