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Jack and Jim (1903)

Jacques et Jim (original title)
In a room filled with jugglers' properties of enormous size a prestidigitateur dressed in eccentric costume enters with his assistant. The servant, believing that he would be comfortable in... See full summary »

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In a room filled with jugglers' properties of enormous size a prestidigitateur dressed in eccentric costume enters with his assistant. The servant, believing that he would be comfortable in an armchair, sits down in it, but finds that it conceals a bucket of water, in which he falls. The juggler brings a large empty cask and puts it upon a table and fills it up with several pails of water. He leaps into the cask to take a bath, but he is bitten and hastily gets out. The water has disappeared, and in turning the cask upside down, some roosters and chickens come out of it very much alive. He stands the cask up again and shows with a pail that it is filled with water just as at first. Suddenly there comes out of the cask a pretty young girl, whom the juggler places in a chair upon the table. When he has wrapped her up in a veil he aims at her an enormous pistol, fires it, and the flash resembles that of a large cannon. The veil falls, disclosing the assistant, and at the same time the ... Written by Méliès Catalog

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Interesting Magic Concept
14 November 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Once again the director puts on a show for an audience. There is one man and an assistant (sort of). The main focus is a huge barrel. The men put water in the barrel. When they turn it over, livestock comes out. There are various sleights of hand and shifting properties. It is fast moving and fun. The livestock thing is something we have not seen before.


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