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The Kiss in the Tunnel (1899)

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A train heads for a tunnel. In one car, a restless man smokes, and a woman is reading on the seat opposite him. In the darkness of the tunnel, he rises, crosses over to her seat and the two... See full summary »
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A train heads for a tunnel. In one car, a restless man smokes, and a woman is reading on the seat opposite him. In the darkness of the tunnel, he rises, crosses over to her seat and the two share a willing embrace and kiss. The train steams out of the tunnel toward us and past us. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Perhaps the Quickest and Cheapest Remake
7 August 2015 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

A Kiss in the Tunnel (1899)

George Albert Smith's A KISS IN THE TUNNEL from 1899 was so popular with people that the Bamforth company remade it the very same year with the very same title and the very same plot.

The original version is historic because of the way it was filmed including the "phantom ride" where the camera pretty much rode into the tunnel then we cut to the action and then we saw the camera moving out of the tunnel. The same pretty much happens here but the effect is a lot cheaper and on a technical level this thing really isn't all that impressive. The actual kiss by the man and woman is a bit more passionate than the original where it was played for humor but there's still no question that this is a very cheap rip-off.


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