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Number: FA6756

MELIES: ENCORE (1896-1911) (DVD)

Taken on its own, this collection is also a fine survey of Méliès’ achievements. The Haunted Castle from 1896 relies on shot-substitution, the filmmaker’s first trick discovery; it is a work in 21 shots at a time when everyone else in the world was making only single-shot films! An Hallucinated Alchemist is a beautifully-colored trick film from 1897, which survives in perfect condition. Among other surprises, the set includes military re-enactments (The Last Cartridges, Sea Fighting in Greece), dream films (The Inventor Crazybrains and His Wonderful Airship, Under the Seas), dramatic narratives (The Wandering Jew and The Christmas Angel, both with original narrations), slapstick comedies (How Bridget’s Lover Escaped, The King and the Jester, The Cook’s Secret), and, of course, a substantial group of the lovely trick films that Méliès is best known for today.

Actors: George Melies
Directors: George Melies
Format: Black & White, Full Screen, NTSC, Silent
Language: English
Region: All Regions
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: G (General Audience)
Run Time: 114 minutes

  
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