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Gulliver's Travels (1902)
"Le voyage de Gulliver à Lilliput et chez les géants" (original title)

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Of all the beautiful stories ever told none are more interesting than Gulliver's Travels. How Gulliver set out on a journey and was shipwrecked on an island, where he found strange people, so small that a hundred of them full size could safely repose in the hollow of his hand. How he fell asleep, was discovered by the inhabitants of the island and securely bound with thousands of feet of cord and made to promise to do everything he was told under pain of instant death. He became a favorite with the people, who finally trusted him, but his roving nature would not permit him to settle there permanently. A most interesting part of this film is in which the King and Queen arrive to look on the giant from a strange land, and as the Queen arrives and sits down, Gulliver immediately lifts her upon the table, upon which he has prepared his food, and the Queen and he hold intercourse, after which he again places her and the receptacle in which she is carried, to the ground. Immediately after a... Written by Lubin Catalog

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Gulliver's Travels Among
3 April 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Gulliver's Travels Among the Lilliputians and the Giants (1902)

*** (out of 4)

aka La Voyage de Gulliver a Lilliput et chez les geants

The famous story is partially retold here by director Melies in a pretty impressive film. We see Culliver getting along in a town with the small people but soon dangers lurks them all. This is a very impressive little film from the director as it manages to be quite magical in its short four plus minute running time. The entire film is hand colored, which gives it more of a fantasy feel. The movie runs along at a good speed and the special effects are very well done and hold up quite well. The magical cage that Gulliver picks up and sits on the table is one of the highlights. If you look quick at the start of the film you can see a sea, which appears to be the same set from A Trip to the Moon.


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