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Fun in a Bakery Shop (1902)

A baker's assistant throws a handful of dough at a rat. The dough sticks to the side of a barrel and the assistant proceeds to sculpt the dough into various faces and shapes. There is some ... See full summary »

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A baker's assistant throws a handful of dough at a rat. The dough sticks to the side of a barrel and the assistant proceeds to sculpt the dough into various faces and shapes. There is some experimental use of stop motion. Written by Anonymous

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Silly Stuff, But Technically Accomplished
26 August 2004 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

The silly subject matter in "Fun In A Bakery Shop" contrasts noticeably with the polished technical aspects of the movie. There aren't too many other films from 1902 with visual effects that are done so smoothly, and so even though the story is pretty goofy in itself, this is still worth seeing.

The story starts when a baker starts horsing around with his dough, creating funny faces and the like. It really never gets too far beyond that, but the technical skill grabs your attention. The various visual images come in quick succession, and are generally of good quality. The actor playing the baker had to have worked very closely with the director/cinematographer to make the transitions look so smooth.


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