Alice in Wonderland (1903 film)

Alice in Wonderland (1903)
by Cecil Hepworth
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Alice dreams that she sees the White Rabbit and follows him down the Rabbit-hole, into the Hall of Many Doors.



The Queen invites Alice to join.

Alice unintentionally offends the Queen who calls the Executioner to behead her. But Alice, growing bolder, boxes his ears and in the confusion which results she awakes.

[Drink me.]

[Eat me.]

Alice, now very small, has gained access to the Garden where she meets a Dog and tries to make him play with her.

Alice enters the White Rabbit's tiny House, but, having suddenly resumed her normal size, she is unable to get out until she remembers the Magic Fan.

The Duchess's Chesire Cat appears to Alice and directs her to the house of the Mad Hatter.

The Mad Tea-Party.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published in 1903, before the cutoff of January 1, 1929.

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  • The principal director
  • The screenwriter, and/or other writers of dialogue
  • The composer/lyricist (if the film is accompanied by sound)
  • The cinematographer
  • By extension, the authors of any works that may serve as the basis for a film's plot

The longest-living of these authors died in 1953, so this work is in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. This work may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

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