4.8/10
111
1 user 1 critic

Bob Kick, the Mischievous Kid (1903)

Bob Kick, l'enfant terrible (original title)
A boy is led into the frame by two nursemaids who give him a big ball to play with. For the remainder of the film heads appear and disappear, stage props blow up and turn into other objects or people, and finally Bob Kick disappears.

Director:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A traveler is shown to a room in an inn. After a brief dispute with the hostess and a porter, he is left to himself. But strange things begin to happen in his room, and before long he has ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A musketeer bows to the audience and proceeds to hang his hat, coat and vest on the wall in a most amazing manner. Being in need of two pages, he brings them out of his coat, and with rope ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A man stands in front of a backdrop painted with a nature scene. From a fan, he conjures a costume, then a woman appears inside it. An assistant carries in a mannequin; they dress her and ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
The Human Fly (1902)
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

This is a moving picture that moves. Positively the greatest magical picture ever offered. A Hindoo magician appears and dances for the entertainment of six pretty maidens. Then, to the ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
The Monster (1903)
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An Egyptian prince has lost his beloved wife and he has sought a dervish who dwells at the base of the sphinx. The prince promises him a vast fortune if the dervish will only give him the ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Brief "trick film" in which Zeus and two other gods romp with dancing girls on Olympian clouds.

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Georges Méliès
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Alone in his room at an inn, a lustful old man is haunted by spirits.

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The scene is similar to that seen at Coney Island, where a number of shows are constantly going on. A Juggler enters, dressed in promenade costume, with an overcoat hanging over his arm, a ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Two travellers are tormented by Satan from inn to inn and eventuly experience a buggy ride through the heavens courtesy of the Devil before he takes one of them down to hell and roasts him ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Georges Méliès
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Georges Méliès
Stars: Jeanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Edit

Storyline

A boy is led into the frame by two nursemaids who give him a big ball to play with. For the remainder of the film heads appear and disappear, stage props blow up and turn into other objects or people, and finally Bob Kick disappears.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Short | Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

21 November 1903 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bob Kick, the Mischievous Kid  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Bob Kick the Mischievous Kid
25 June 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Bob Kick the Mischievous Kid (1903)

*** (out of 4)

aka Bob Kick, L'infant terrible

Melies plays a young kid who is quite the brat. This kid is in his room playing when a skull suddenly appears on his table. After destroying the skull the kid thinks that everything is going to be okay but soon after a man with a skull face shows up. This is a pretty interesting film from Melies as he actually does a good job playing the kid and delivers some very funny sequences including one with a hula hoop. The highlight of the film is without question the kid trying to destroy the skull, which leads to one of Melies nice magic tricks. The horror elements of a person being haunted by a skull wasn't anything new for Melies but he uses it to good causes here.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Bob Kick, the Mischievous Kid (1903) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page