A woman falls in love with a man who has a rare disease that makes it so that he can't be exposed to warm temperatures. A greedy moneylender gets his just desserts with the help of a mysterious telescopic device that belongs to his latest client. Edgar Allan Poe ends up in a moment of writer's block.
Did You Know?
Per the title, the camera obscura or dark chamber is an optical device used, for example, in drawing or for entertainment. It is one of the inventions leading to photography. See more
At 2:46 in 'Cool Air', over the shoulder of the actress, there is a decidedly modern step van. See more