1 reel (160 ft)
"Alexander Black imagines his grandchildren appearing around him in a swirl of double-exposed trick cinematography." UC Berkeley Library.
The brochure "Alexander Black: Cinema Pioneer" (Pacific Film Archive, Nov. 22, 2009) notes that The Magic Circle is recognized as one of the earliest amateur films, as Black shot the film shortly after 16mm film was released in 1923.
This film was preserved and is held by the Pacific Film Archive.
Alexander Black Collection, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive