This shows a prince entering upon the stage of the King's private theatre. He is about to do a few mystifying tricks for the amusement of the court. Taking a large sheet of cardboard, he ... See full summary »
A weary clock-maker dozes off in a chair. While he is asleep, three women suddenly appear in the midst of his shop. They proceed to show the sleeping clock-maker some new kinds of clocks that they know how to make.
In a public place in Constantinople at the corner of a bazaar, the executioner is seated upon a stone and is resting from his daily labors while eating a crust of bread. Suddenly there come... See full summary »
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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