E. T. A. Hoffmann’s Strange Stories

English translation of E. T. A. Hoffmann’s Nachtstücke published in 1816, a collection of supernatural horror short stories including his classic The Sandman….more

Hopi Drawings of Kachinas (1903)

Drawings of various Hopi kachinas created mainly by a 30 year old Hopi man named Kutcahanauu or White-Bear, hired in 1903 by the American anthropologist Jesse Walte…more

Jack and the Beanstalk (1902)

A short adaptation in nine scenes from the Edison Manufacturing Company of the popular fairytale “Jack and the Beanstalk”, directed by George S. Fleming and Edwin S…more

Mimes by Marcel Schwob (1901)

An English translation of a collection of twenty short “prose-songs” (as the Foreword declares them) from the French writer Marcel Schwob (1867-1905), a key figure …more

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Mary and Gretel (1917)

A fairy brings two dolls to life, part of a short lived stop-motion puppet series by animator Howard S. Moss, described as Alice in Wonderland meets the Garden of E…more