The magic of Méliès Director: Jacques Mény. Witnesses and historians tell Méliès’ incredible story. The magic of Méliès uses rare archival footage, film excerpts, and reconstructions to reveal the life, art, and unique techniques of the legendary film pioneer. Méliès’ innovations – including special effects, hand-tinting, backdrops, and costumes – profoundly shaped the course of film history.- 130 minutes
Méliès’ magic show The 15 restored films presented here demonstrate the breadth of Méliès’ command of different genres, including trick film, spectacle, burlesque, and fantasy film. Titles: The four troublesome heads (1898) / A trip to the moon (1902) / The infernal cakewalk (1903) / The scheming gambler’s paradise (1905) / The music lover (1903) / The infernal boiling pot (1903) / The man with the rubber head (1901) / The living playing cards (1904) / Hilarious posters (1905) / The devilish tenant (1909) / Untameable whiskers (1904) / Imperceptible transmutations (1904) / Bluebeard (1901) / Fat and lean wrestling match (1900) / The one-man band (1900).- 55 minutes
Bonus: Full interaction between the documentary / The Silent Era collection
DVD running time: Language: French / English
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