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The Georges Méliès Collection
Feb 18, 2014 Georges Méliès
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Conquest Of The North Pole: Scientists from all over the world are meeting to discuss the best way to reach the North Pole. Professor Maboul demonstrates for them the innovative equipment that he has designed for the purpose. When everything is ready, Maboul and several other scientists depart for the pole. Their trip will prove to be even more eventful than expected. Country: France Language: French Release Date: 1912 (France) Also Known As: À la conquête du pôle, The Conquest of the Pole...
Topics: Georges Méliès, Fantasy, Adventure, GenX
The Georges Méliès Collection
Jul 27, 2012 Georges Méliès
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The magician appears upon the stage with his assistant. Taking a handkerchief from his pocket, he causes an empty jar to suddenly appear under it. He places the empty jar upon the table and seizing his assistant by one arm, begins pumping, when lo! a stream of water emits from the mouth of the assistant and fills the dish. One by one he takes six fishes from the mouth of his assistant and places them in the dish. The assistant is then commanded to hold the jar high above his head, and...
Topics: GenX, Georges Méliès, Fantasy, Magic
The Georges Méliès Collection
May 24, 2012 Georges Méliès
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Le Cauchemar, 1896, 1m09s Star Film Catalogue No. 82 In the grip of a nightmare, a man tosses and turns in bed. He imagines a woman sitting at the foot end, clad only in a sheet, but when he reaches out to embrace her, she turns into a blackface minstrel with a banjo, and he reacts in horror, falling back onto the bed. The minstrel leaps up onto the bed and performs a song and dance routine. Unable to stand it any longer, the man grabs him by the shoulders, only to find him turning into Pierrot...
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Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Fantasy
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 26, 2012 Georges Méliès
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A boy is led into the frame by two nursemaids who give him a big ball to play with. For the remainder of the film heads appear and disappear, stage props blow up and turn into other objects or people, and finally Bob Kick disappears. Director: Georges Méliès Stars: Georges Méliès Sound Mix: Silent Color: Black and White Country: France Release Date: 21 November 1903 Also Known As (AKA) Bob Kick, l'enfant terrible France (original title) Bob Kick, the Mischievous Kid USA
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Comedy
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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L'Homme à la tête de Caoutchouc (The Man With The Rubber Head) is a 1902 silent French fantasy film directed by Georges Méliès. It was filmed in 1901 and released in 1902. A chemist in his laboratory places upon a table his own head, alive; then fixing upon his head a rubber tube with a pair of bellows, he begins to blow with all his might. Immediately the head increases in size and continues to enlarge until it becomes truly colossal while making faces. The chemist, fearing to burst it,...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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A marching band appears, and the band-leader prepares to give them the music for the song he wants them to play. He has prepared a large staff above their heads, and he now creates notes by making duplicates of his own head, placing them on the staff, and completing the notes with sticks and other implements taken from the band members. When he has finished, the players attempt to perform the music that has been written in such an unusual fashion. Director: Georges Méliès Stars: Georges...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy, Music
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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Le Diable Géant ou Le Miracle de la Madonne, 1901, 2m03s Star Film Catalogue Nos. 384-385 In a lavishly appointed room, a woman is serenaded by a man playing a lute while balanced on a ladder propped up just outside her window. After they clasp hands and gaze lovingly into each otherâs eyes, he descends to the ground. She crosses the room, beside herself with emotion. A devil appears in the alcove, causes bars to appear on her window, taunts her, and then performs a suggestive dance,...
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Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy, The Devil
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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Pluto, having seen the earth, comes back home amazed at the success of that well-known dance, the "cake-walk." He has brought back with him two noted well-known dancers, who start their favorite dance amidst the flames. A queer and ugly being wishes also to join in the dance, but his limbs break away and dance far from him. All the subjects of His Majesty are seized with the irresistible mania for dancing, and start an unbridled provincial dance. At this sight Satan starts out of the...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy, Horror, Comedy, The Devil
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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Le Diable au Couvent, 1899, 3m09s Star Film Catalogue No. 185-7 In a convent, a priest adjusts the position of some chairs before departing. As soon as heâs gone, the devil (Méliès) emerges from the font, and looks around. Spotting a rope dangling from the ceiling, he tugs on it, and a bell rings. He wraps his cloak around himself and turns into a priest. Seven white-clad nuns enter and kneel on the chairs as the priest/devil mounts the pulpit. He begins preaching, and the nuns cross...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy, Horror, Comedy, The Devil in a Convent,...
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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Panorama Pris d'un Train En Marche, 1898, 1m15s Star Film Catalogue No. 151 Synopsis: From the top of one of the carriages of a moving train, looking straight ahead over the roofs of the other carriages and over the steam engine pulling them, the viewer travels along a suburban Paris line, under bridges, past assorted buildings and through a station. For those tracking Georges Georges Méliès surviving films from the start, it has already become clear that for all his undoubted originality, he...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Train
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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Star Film Catalogue no. 110 Combat Naval en Grèce (Naval Combat in Greece) Director: Georges Méliès Production Co: Star-Film Country: France Release Date: 1897 Length: 1' 6" This is a very quaint film from Georges Méliès. Seen today, you'll probably laugh at how antiquated it looks. However, keep in mind that this film is still way ahead of the norm for the era, as back in the late 1890s, most films were amazingly mundane--such as showing trains arriving at stations and people playing...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Historical
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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Release Date: 1899 Country: France Written and Directed by Georges Méliès AKA "Summoning the Spirits" AKA "Invoking the Spirits" Évocation Spirite is a simple trick film from Georges Méliès. In it he plays a magician who presents us with a wreath. From within this a woman's head appears. This in turn transforms into the head of the devil and then into Méliès himself. It's a basic set up and is only really a showcase for one visual bit of trickery. It's nicely done...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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Possibly the earliest film version of Cinderella, Cendrillion (1899) was landmark for Georges Méliès; it founded the techniques and tricks he would later master and become famous for, earning him the title of The Cinemagician. Director: Georges Méliès Writer: Charles Perrault (story) Stars: Barral, Bleuette Bernon and Carmely Country: France Release Date: 25 December 1899 (USA) Also Known As: Cinderella Filming Locations: Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France Runtime: about 6 min (DVD) Sound...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy, Fairy Tale
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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La Lune à un Mètre, 1898, 3m13s Star Film Catalogue Nos. 160-162 Director: Georges Méliès Writer: Georges Méliès (creator) Stars: Georges Méliès Country: France Release Date: 1898 (France) Also Known As: Egy méterre a Hold Filming Locations: Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France At over three minutes, The Astronomerâs Dream is three times longer than a typical early Georges Méliès' short, and has duly been given three entries in his Star Film catalogue (presumably this meant he could...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy, Science Fiction
The Georges Méliès Collection
Apr 25, 2012 Georges Méliès
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1896 Georges Méliès Le Château Hanté (The Haunted Castle) the tinted version. Le Château Hanté, 1897, 0m44s Star Film Catalogue No. 96 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1213033/ A man defies warnings from his friend and prepares to spend the light in a haunted castle. He sits nonchalantly down in a chair - which vanishes and reappears on the other side of the room, causing him to fall to the ground. He gets up, looks around indignantly, walks over to the chair, reaches out to move it back, but...
Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy, Horror
Silent Films
Apr 30, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le Merveilleux éventail vivant . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 30, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le Roi du maquillage . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 30, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le Tripot clandestin . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 30, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is L'alchimiste Parafaragaramus ou la cornue infernale . IMDb Page A color fragment of this can be found here .
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 30, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is La Sirène . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 28, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Les Cartes vivantes . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 28, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Voyage à travers l'impossible . IMDb Page
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Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 27, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Les Affiches en goguette . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 27, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Eclipse de soleil en pleine lune . IMDb Page This short can also be found here .
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 26, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is La Chaise à porteurs enchantée . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 26, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Sorcellerie culinaire . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 26, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le Diable noir . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 25, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Deux cent milles sous les mers ou le cauchemar du pêcheur .
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 23, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le Thaumaturge chinois .
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Silent Films
Apr 23, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is La Colle universelle . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 21, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is La Photographie électrique à distance . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 20, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Robert Macaire et Bertrand, les rois des cambrioleurs . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 20, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is L’île de Calypso . IMDb Page
Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 20, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Détresse et charité .
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Silent Films
Apr 18, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le juif errant . IMDb Page
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Topics: Silent, Short, Georges Méliès
Silent Films
Apr 18, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le baquet de Mesmer . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 17, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le vitrail diabolique . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 17, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title for the print fragment is Le papillon fantastique . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 17, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Hydrothérapie fantastique . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 14, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is François 1er et Triboulet . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 14, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Satan en prison . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 14, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le mariage de Victorine . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 13, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is l’oeuf du sorcier . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 13, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is La flamme merveilleuse . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 13, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le dirigeable fantastique ou le cauchemar d’un inventeur .
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Apr 13, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title for the print fragment is Les aventures de Robinson Crusoé . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 13, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Les apparitions fugitives . IMDb Page
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Apr 13, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title for the print fragment is Un peu de feu s.v.p. IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 13, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Éruption volcanique à la Martinique . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 11, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title of the colored and shortened print is Alchimiste Parafaragaramus ou la cornue infernale . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 11, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Les Dernières cartouches . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 11, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Le manoir du diable . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 11, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Combat naval en Grèce . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 11, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Défense d’afficher . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 11, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is Sur les Toits . IMDb Page
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Silent Films
Apr 11, 2010 Georges Méliès
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The original French title is L’omnibus des toqués ou Blancs et Noirs . IMDb Page
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