The Wooden-Headed Veteran (lost French silent comedy film; 1908)
The Wooden-Headed Veteran (originally L'invalide à la tête de bois) was a French silent comedy film based off of a French book of the same name. It was released in America on January 8th, 1909. While the director and the cast of the movie are unknown, it is known that a company named Pathé Frères produced the short. No posters or any images of the movie have shown up online.
Very little is known about the plot or how closely it followed the book but it is reportedly about a veteran who lost his head in battle and is given a new wooden one to replace it. The veteran was also given many other heads for other occasions.
- IMDb page for The Wooden-Headed Veteran. Retrieved 30 May '16
- The Moving Picture World, Volume 4, page 49. Retrieved 12 Feb '20