A workingman, weary and tired, plods along the street, stops at a factory, enters and asks for employment. There is no vacancy and, deep dejected, he sits on the cellar step and falls ... See full summary »

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A workingman, weary and tired, plods along the street, stops at a factory, enters and asks for employment. There is no vacancy and, deep dejected, he sits on the cellar step and falls asleep. In the dream an angel appears, touches him with her wand, drops a message into his hand, directing him to Professor Wonderful, who will support him with good clothes and plenty of money. The workman rises and goes to the address given. The professor's workshop is decorated with fantastic and mysterious figures, symbolical of magic. A servant ushers the dreamer in and he delivers the message to the professor. He agrees to comply with the request, places the workman in position before him, makes a few magic passes and he is transformed immediately into a well-dressed man. He thanks his benefactor and as he is about to depart, the professor hands him a card with the instructions: 1. You will break the spell if you raise your hands above your head. 2. If you shake hands with anybody. 3. If you stoop ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 September 1908 (USA)  »

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