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The Wizard, the Prince and the Good Fairy (1900)

Le sorcier, le prince et le bon génie (original title)
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Wizard, Prince, Good Fairy
28 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Wizard, The Prince And The Good Fairy, The (1900)

*** (out of 4)

aka Le Sorcier, le prince et le bon genie

A Prince goes to see a Wizard and falls victim to several magic tricks. This is a pretty good little film from Melies who has plenty to work with here. The Prince and the Wizard eventually get into a fight and the Prince goes to kill him but the Wizard uses his magic to avoid any serious damage. The Prince loses his cool even more until a Fairy shows up to help teach the Wizard a lesson. The special effects aren't anything we haven't seen before but the film is charming from start to finish and Melies does a great job at creating this fantasy world.


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