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Mobilier fidèle (1910)

A film of more than unusual interest. Those who are familiar with the length of time it takes to make a picture wherein oil the furniture in the house moves out automatically, will appreciate the great labor of making this film.
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A film of more than unusual interest. Those who are familiar with the length of time it takes to make a picture wherein oil the furniture in the house moves out automatically, will appreciate the great labor of making this film.

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A Moving Picture
9 November 2005 | by (Cyberia) – See all my reviews

This is a nice little piece, an early work of stop-motion animation by pioneer Emile Cohl; it is as much fun as a modern cartoon. The idea is that pieces of furniture have been trained to move themselves, so moving house becomes very easy.

No people appear at any point in the movie.

The English title is The Automatic Moving Company.

Emile Cohl was well-known for his early animation work, but much of it is difficult to appreciate nowadays. The Automatic Moving Company is one of his more accessible works, and it is available on collections like "Animation, the Beginning".


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