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1. Photographing Fairies (1997)

R | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.0
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Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Harrald, Steve Szilagyi, Nick Willing | Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Toby Stephens, Emily Woof, Ben Kingsley, Frances Barber

2. The Voyage Across the Impossible (1904)

24 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

7.7
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Using every known means of transportation, several savants from the Geographic Society undertake a journey through the Alps to the Sun which finishes under the sea.

Writers: Georges Méliès, Jules Verne, Adolphe d'Ennery | Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

3. The 400 Tricks of the Devil (1906)

17 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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Two travellers are tormented by Satan from inn to inn and eventuly 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 »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

4. The House of the Devil (1896)

3 min | Short, Horror

6.9
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A bat flies into an ancient castle and transforms itself into Mephistopheles himself. Producing a cauldron, Mephistopheles conjures up a young girl and various supernatural creatures, one ... See full summary »

Writer: Georges Méliès | Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jeanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès

5. Cinderella (1899)

6 min | Drama, Short

6.7
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A fairy godmother magically turns Cinderella's rags to a beautiful dress, and a pumpkin into a coach. Cinderella goes to the ball, where she meets the Prince - but will she remember to leave before the magic runs out?

Writer: Charles Perrault | Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Barral, Bleuette Bernon, Carmely, Jeanne d'Alcy

6. A Trip to the Moon (1898)

3 min | Short, Fantasy

7.6
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"In the opening of this film is seen the astronomer intently poring over his books. Suddenly, in a cloud of smoke, Satan appears and surprises the astronomer. At the command of the Fairy ... See full summary »

Creator: Georges Méliès | Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

7. Santa Claus (1898)

1 min | Short, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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"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 »

Director: George Albert Smith | Stars: Laura Bayley, Dorothy Smith, Harold Smith

8. The Christmas Dream (1901)

4 min | Short, Fantasy

5.8
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The entire story of Christmastide is here depicted. The scene opens in a large boudoir of an apparently wealthy man's home. His children, assisted by their governess, are about to retire. ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

9. Four Heads Are Better Than One (1898)

1 min | Short, Comedy

7.7
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One of the greatest of black art pictures. The conjurer appears before the audience, with his head in its proper place. He then removes his head, and throwing it in the air, it appears on ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

10. Pool Sharks (1915)

TV-G | 10 min | Comedy, Short

5.7
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Two romantic rivals play a game of pool for the hand of their lady love.

Director: Edwin Middleton | Stars: W.C. Fields, Marian West, Larry Westford, Bud Ross

11. The India Rubber Head (1901)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

12. Fairyland: A Kingdom of Fairies (1903)

16 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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At the royal court, a prince is presenting the princess whom he is pledged to marry, when a witch suddenly appears. Though driven off, the witch soon returns, summons some of her servants, ... See full summary »

Writers: Georges Méliès, Marie-Catherine le Jumel d'Aulnoy | Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Bleuette Bernon, Georges Méliès

13. Jack and the Beanstalk (1902)

10 min | Short, Fantasy

6.2
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Porter's sequential continuity editing links several shots to form a narrative of the famous fairy tale story of Jack and his magic beanstalk. Borrowing on cinematographic methods ... See full summary »

Directors: George S. Fleming, Edwin S. Porter | Star: Thomas White

14. The X-Ray Fiend (1897)

1 min | Short, Comedy

6.2
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Director: George Albert Smith | Stars: Laura Bayley, Tom Green

15. The One-Man Band (1900)

2 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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A band-leader assembles an orchestra by mystifying means.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

16. A Nightmare (1896)

1 min | Short

6.7
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A man sleeps fitfully then dreams that a lovely woman is sitting at the foot of his bed. He reaches to embrace her and she becomes a minstrel, then Pierrot. The clown gestures to the moon ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès

17. The Devil's Castle (1897)

1 min | Short

6.5
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A man dressed in red is ushered into an antechamber in a Castle and offered a seat. When he tried to sit down the chair moves to the other side of the room causing the man to fall on the ... See full summary »

Writer: Georges Méliès | Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

18. The Conjuring of a Woman at the House of Robert Houdin (1896)

1 min | Short

6.3
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A woman disappears on stage.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jeanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès

19. A Trip to Mars (1910)

5 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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Director: Ashley Miller

20. The Haunted Castle (1897)

Short, Horror

5.9
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Director: George Albert Smith

21. Cinderella (1898)

Short, Fantasy

7.9
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Writer: Charles Perrault | Director: George Albert Smith | Star: Laura Bayley

22. The Infernal Boiling Pot (1903)

2 min | Short, Fantasy

6.9
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Two demons throw helpless captives into a boiling cauldron, and then try to summon forth their spirits.

Writer: Georges Méliès | Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

23. The Magic Lantern (1903)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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In this brief "trick film" two clowns assemble an enormous magic lantern which first projects moving images, then emits dancing girls.

Director: Georges Méliès

24. Die Another Day: From Script to Screen (2002 Video)

52 min

7.6
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Writer: Rob Done | Director: Rob Done | Stars: G.A. Aguilar, Bob Anderson, Vic Armstrong, Martin Asbury

25. The Devil's Laboratory (1897)

Short, Horror

5.0
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"The picture shows the Devil working at a fire. Two cavaliers appear, and the Devil takes the form of a seer, old, bent and wrinkled. Then he disappears in a cloud of smoke, to reappear ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès

26. The Wandering Jew (1904)

3 min | Short, Drama

5.2
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Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

27. The Mysterious Pilot (1937)

Passed | 300 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.0
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A 15-episode serial in which our hero, Jim Dorn helps hide Jean McNain from a man she can implicate in a murder.

Writers: George Rosener, George M. Merrick, William Byron Mowery | Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Frank Hawks, Dorothy Sebastian, Esther Ralston, Rex Lease

28. Mary Jane's Mishap (1903)

4 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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Smith casts his wife as a sluttish housewife who is mutilated by lighting her oven with paraffin.

Director: George Albert Smith | Star: Laura Bayley

29. The Haunted Hotel (1918)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Fred Rains | Stars: Will Asher, Marion Peake, Lupino Lane

30. Méliès, los Orígenes (1996 Video)

45 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Directors: Georges Méliès, Segundo de Chomón | Stars: Sergio Capelo, Rafael Ordóñez Arrieta

31. The Clown Barber (1898)

Short, Comedy

6.3
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Clown cuts off customer's head and replaces it.

Director: James Williamson

32. Les casse-pieds (1948)

Approved | 71 min | Animation, Comedy

6.7
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A series of vignettes, in which Noel-Noel appears as the moderator, lecturer, commentator and leading actor, that examine the bores and pests of everyday life much like Pete Smith and ... See full summary »

Writers: Noël-Noël, Edward Kingsley | Director: Jean Dréville | Stars: Noël-Noël, Bernard Blier, Jean Tissier, Henri Crémieux

33. The Men Behind the Mayhem: The Special Effects of James Bond (2000 Video)

18 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Writer: Bruce Scivally | Director: John Cork | Stars: Marie Clairu, Maud Adams, Tanya Roberts, Jill St. John

34. Faust and Mephistopheles (1898)

Short, Fantasy

5.9
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Satan conjures a vision of a girl, for whom an old man signs a pact and is made young.

Writer: Johann Wolfgang Goethe | Director: George Albert Smith

35. The Corsican Brothers (1898)

Short, Drama

6.3
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The ghost of a man's twin shows him a vision of how he was killed in a duel.

Writer: Alexandre Dumas père | Director: George Albert Smith

36. An Extraordinary Dislocation (1901)

2 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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The funniest of all mystical pictures yet produced. Several body parts of a dancing clown float away from his body and come back again.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: André Deed

37. The Palace of Arabian Knights (1905)

14 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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A poor but honest young man wins the hand of a beautiful Princess after facing a series of exciting adventures involving apparitions, cartwheeling skeletons, a dragon, and plump dancing ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès

38. His Busy Day (I) (1918)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Fred Rains | Star: Lupino Lane

39. Use Your Imagination (1933)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Musical, Romance

6.2
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The story of a likable young man can't hold a job because he is always daydreaming usually about girlfriend Mitzi.

Writers: A. Dorian Otvos, Cyrus Wood | Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Hal Le Roy, Mitzi Mayfair, Robert Pitkin, Maurice Barrett

40. The Blunders of Mr. Butterbun: Unexpected Treasure (1918)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Fred Rains | Stars: Lupino Lane, Wallace Lupino

41. Paris to Monte Carlo (1905)

10 min | Adventure, Short

6.0
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A man needs to get to Monte Carlo from Paris, but finds out that a train will take 17 hours to get there. He decides to go with a man with a special car, who claims that he can get there in just two hours. Complications ensue.

Writer: Georges Méliès | Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Fernande Albany, Henry Fragson, Félix Galipaux, Jane Ivon

42. The Magician (1898)

1 min | Short, Fantasy

6.6
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In this scene is shown a magician behind an ordinary table, upon which he suddenly and mysteriously causes to appear a large box, into which he leaps. The sides of the box fall to the ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès

43. Tipsy-Topsy-Turvy (1897)

Short, Comedy

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Drunk returns from club, undresses and the film is reversed.

Director: George Albert Smith

44. The Spiritualist Photographer (1903)

2 min | Short, Fantasy

5.7
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A magician transforms a woman into a portrait of herself, then restores her to life.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

45. Love and Lobster (1918)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Fred Rains | Star: Lupino Lane

46. A Mysterious Portrait (1899)

1 min | Short

6.0
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Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

47. Dreams of Toyland (1908)

Animation, Short

5.7
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A boy dreams toys come to life.

Director: Arthur Melbourne Cooper

48. The Blunders of Mr. Butterbun: Trips and Tribunals (1918)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Fred Rains | Stars: Lupino Lane, Judd Green, Fred Rains

49. The Immortal Goose (1909)

Short, Comedy

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A goose survives attempts to kill it.

Director: Charles Raymond

50. His Salad Days (1918)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Fred Rains | Star: Lupino Lane