Most Popular "Trick Film" Titles
1 min | Short, Horror
As an elegant maestro of mirage and delusion drapes his beautiful female assistant with a gauzy textile, much to our amazement, the lady vanishes into thin air.
7. The 400 Tricks of the Devil (1906)
17 min | Short, Fantasy
Two travelers are tormented by Satan from inn to inn and eventually experience a buggy ride through the heavens courtesy of the Devil before he takes one of them down to Hell and roasts him... See full summary »
10. The Devil's Castle (1897)
3 min | Short
Released under different titles in France--and not surprisingly, often confused with its analogous 1896 movie, "Le Manoir du Diable (1896)"--Georges Méliès' Haunted Castle is considered, by all means, a remake.
13. Santa Claus (1898)
1 min | Short, Family, Fantasy
"In this picture you see Santa Claus enter the room from the fireplace and proceed to trim the tree. He then fills the stockings that were previously hung on the mantle by the children. ... See full summary »
15. Going to Bed Under Difficulties (1900)
2 min | Comedy, Short, Fantasy
As if by magic, a weary traveller trying to undress, is foiled by his mutinous clothes as they teleport and multiply before his eyes, refusing to stay on the clothing rack.
2 min | Short, Comedy