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Le coffre enchanté (1904)

A medieval magician performs a magic show involving a long ornate trunk in which he makes his assistants appear, disappear, and transform into other people.

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A medieval magician performs a magic show involving a long ornate trunk in which he makes his assistants appear, disappear, and transform into other people.

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Bewitched Trunk
24 July 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Bewitched Trunk, The (1904)

*** (out of 4)

aka Le Coffre enchante

Another trick film from the French master has him playing a magician who wraps up a piece of cardboard and pulls rabbits out of it. He then puts the rabbits into a magical trunk where women then come out. This is a pretty simple and laid back film from the director but the special effects still hold up pretty well, although there are a couple that's easy to spot how they're being done. Nothing here really sticks out as being great or amongst the director's finest work but it's still enjoyable from start to finish.


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