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The Black Imp (1905)
"Le diable noir" (original title)

 -  Short | Comedy | Fantasy
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A traveler at an inn is harassed by a mischievous devil in his room.

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An imp cavorts in the empty bedroom of an inn. It hides in the bureau as the innkeeper and his family escort an important guest into the room. As the guest places his coat in the bureau, the imp pops out and begins to chase the man around the room. Bedlam ensues, with the room soon in disarray. By the time the innkeeper comes to investigate, the imp is again hidden, and the blame falls on the guest. Soon, the imp has the room to itself again. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The Haunted Room
19 July 2012 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

"The Black Imp" of the title is man dressed from top-to-toe in a devilish black costume. He seems happy in a room with a bed, bureau, two tables and a chair. Apparently, this is a room for rent. A tenant is brought by the building's owners (or managers) as the imp disappears in the bureau. The new arrival begins to get comfortable, but the imp has other plans. Furniture begins to appear and disappear in the room. The new tenant becomes more and more frantic. Chairs appear to multiply, but he can't sit down. "The Black Imp" is happy having the room to himself, and wants to get rid of the tenant...

***** Le diable noir (1905) Georges Melies ~ Georges Melies


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