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The Clock Maker's Dream (1904)
"Le rêve de l'horloger" (original title)

 -  Short | Fantasy  -  12 March 1904 (USA)
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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.

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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.

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Clockmaker's Dream
24 July 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Clockmaker's Dream, The (1904)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

aka Le reve de l'horloger

An elderly clockmaker falls asleep and three women appear to show him an easier way to build various clocks. If you're new to the French master then you might be impressed by some of the visuals here but others are probably going to be somewhat bored here. This is certainly far from a bad film but it is rather bland considering some of the other films the director made in his career. The special effects are decent, there are a few laughs and the technique is good but it's all rather bland and light.


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