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Miser's Dream (1899)

La pierre philosophale (original title)
Showing interior of a laboratory of a metallurgist conducting experiments and he is endeavoring to produce gold from baser metals. In a huge fireplace is seen a cauldron, into which he puts... See full summary »

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Showing interior of a laboratory of a metallurgist conducting experiments and he is endeavoring to produce gold from baser metals. In a huge fireplace is seen a cauldron, into which he puts various chemicals. Great clouds of smoke ascend up the chimney, after this disappears is seen a counterpart of a gold coin gradually evolving into shape. This coin dissolves into a beautiful woman offering to the alchemist a huge bag of gold. As he reaches forth to grasp the same, the apparition vanishes completely. Written by Selig Catalog

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January 1903 (USA)  »

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