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Uncle Josh's Nightmare (1900)

Poor Uncle Josh is trying to get to sleep, but being constantly bedeviled by a fellow in red long underwear with horns. A short early trick editing film using a stationary camera much more ... See full summary »

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Poor Uncle Josh is trying to get to sleep, but being constantly bedeviled by a fellow in red long underwear with horns. A short early trick editing film using a stationary camera much more valuable for its historical, rather than entertainment value. Written by bughouse

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A very short summary of a very short film.
22 April 2003 | by (Columbus, OH, USA) – See all my reviews

There isn't much to this piece of early cinema. It is basically a novelty film that employs stop-motion editing to have objects appear or disappear from the scene. In many instances, the editing is so obvious that one can't help but laugh. However, it is this quality that makes this film slightly entertaining to watch, if only to see how far cinema has advanced in the last 100+ years.


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