Francia, alla fine del Cinquecento. Enrico III ha deciso di eliminare il suo rivale, il duca di Guisa, e, perciò, lo convoca nel castello di Blois. L'amante del duca, avvertita delle ... See full summary »
Charles Le Bargy
Charles Le Bargy,
Into a photography studio full of large fantastic machines steps an elderly couple. The bearded proprietor explains the equipment and gives them a demonstration: he starts machines whirring... See full summary »
This is another one of our famous scenic films which is a revelation of the beauties of the historic Russian city, showing it clad in a blanket of snow and giving us a good view of the many... See full summary »
The first scene presents before the astonished eyes of the spectators a solid piece of marble, which the minute it is placed on a table seems to take life, and one can follow a snake-like ... See full summary »
Prospero and his daughter Miranda must take refuge on an enchanted island. There Prospero, who himself has magical powers, releases the spirit Ariel from a spell, and also meets the savage ... See full summary »
The library of a modern home is shown, husband, wife and child each occupied in their particular diversions. The maid is called in, who dresses the child in street garments, and the two ... See full summary »
As an older man and a youth are eating at the table, the older man decides to amuse himself by using pepper to make the boy sneeze. Later, the boy retaliates by sneaking into the older ... See full summary »
This early French comedy has a fetching young lady causing mayhem as she takes an aimless stroll through the streets of a town. Wherever our mademoiselle wanders, men turn to enjoy a long look, completely forgetting that they were approaching a lamp-post, table, baby's carriage, etc before they spied her and are therefore on a collision course with disaster.
It's all fairly amusing, but to be honest it's pretty much the same joke played over and over again so that, even at four minutes, it grows a little repetitive. It's interesting to see that sight gags still in use half-a-century later are in evidence here. Man carrying ladders and planks have always been a liability, it seems...
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