MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 84,750 this week

The Bewitched Inn (1897)
"L'auberge ensorcelée" (original title)

 |  Short, Comedy  |  1897 (France)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 329 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 2 critic

A weary traveler stops at an inn along the way to get a good night's sleep, but his rest is interrupted by odd happenings when he gets to his room--beds vanishing and re-appearing, candles ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 612 titles
created 10 Sep 2011
 
list image
a list of 60 titles
created 28 Oct 2011
 
a list of 851 titles
created 28 Nov 2011
 
a list of 555 titles
created 28 Dec 2011
 
a list of 122 titles
created 13 Sep 2012
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Bewitched Inn (1897)

The Bewitched Inn (1897) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Bewitched Inn.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. When new hands are grafted on, he doesn't know they once belonged to a murderer.

Director: Robert Wiene
Stars: Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Kortner
Bluebeard (1901)
Short | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young woman becomes the eighth wife of the wealthy Bluebeard, whose first seven wives have died under mysterious circumstances.

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès, Jeanne d'Alcy, Bleuette Bernon
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Opens with a magician compressing something white in his hands. It transforms into a living dove. which is quickly deposited into a box sitting on a table behind the magician. In short ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The scene opens in an artist's studio where the unfinished statue of William Tell stands upon a pedestal. A clown appears and sticks a clay arm and clay head on the statue, thus completing ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
The Magician (1898)
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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
The Kiss (1896)
Short | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two people kiss.

Director: William Heise
Stars: May Irwin, John C. Rice
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The battleship Maine is blown up in Havana harbour during the Spanish-American War.

Director: Georges Méliès
Short | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Wintertime in Lyons. About a dozen people, men and women, are having a snowball fight in the middle of a tree-lined street. The cyclist coming along the road becomes the target of ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lumière
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

"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 »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Alice Guy
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A man tries to get a good night's sleep, but is disturbed by a giant spider that leaps onto his bed, and a battle ensues in hilarious comic fashion.

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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 »

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

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Inn Guest
Edit

Storyline

A weary traveler stops at an inn along the way to get a good night's sleep, but his rest is interrupted by odd happenings when he gets to his room--beds vanishing and re-appearing, candles exploding, pants flying through the air and his shoes walking away by themselves. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

1897 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Bewitched Inn  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Remade as The Haunted Hotel (1907) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Flattering himself
13 March 2008 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

L'AUBERGE ENSORCELE is probably Melies' most imitated single film: a traveler enters a hotel room and things don't just go wrong: thy go terribly pear-shaped as beds vanish and reappear, boots walk off and pants fly away in a side-splitting combination of stage and film magic. I have seen variations from Edison, Booth, Gaumont and Melies redid this at least three times in increasingly elaborate variations. Still, there's always tremendous fun in seeing something done for the first time and Melies' sense of fun is always great to see.

This is one of the many previously lost or infrequently seen Melies pictures that have been made available by Serge Bromberg, David Shepherd and a myriad of other hands in the newly issued DVD set GEORGES MELIES: FIRST WIZARD OF CINEMA. Required viewing for anyone interested in the history of movies ..... and a lot of fun.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Bewitched Inn (1897) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?