Most Rated Titles With Georges Méliès
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2. Le voyage à travers l'impossible (1904)
Not Rated | 24 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
Using every known means of transportation, several savants from the Geographic Society undertake a journey through the Alps to the Sun which finishes under the sea.
1 min | Short, Horror
As an elegant maestro of mirage and delusion drapes his beautiful female assistant with a gauzy textile, much to our amazement, the lady vanishes into thin air.
13. The Living Playing Cards (1905)
Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
With a brand-new deck of playing cards in his hand, an elegantly-attired thaumaturge, by fire and the pure power of illusion, transforms a plain nine of spades card into a full-size Queen of Hearts.
14. Cinderella (1899)
Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
A fairy godmother magically turns Cinderella's rags to a beautiful dress, and a pumpkin into a coach. Cinderella goes to the ball, where she meets the Prince - but will she remember to leave before the magic runs out?
17. The Eclipse: Courtship of the Sun and Moon (1907)
Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Fantasy, Romance
An astronomer of age, wealth, and erudition conducts classes in his home. His students are not always respectful, and he suffers their pranks and high jinks. Then, at noon, everything ... See full summary »
19. Fairyland: A Kingdom of Fairies (1903)
Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
In this spectacular free adaptation of the popular theatre play "La Biche au Bois", the valiant Prince Bel-Azor pursues a baleful old witch to her impregnable castle, to save the beautiful young Princess Azurine.
20. The Monster (1903)
Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror
An Egyptian prince has lost his beloved wife and he has sought a dervish who dwells at the base of the sphinx. The prince promises him a vast fortune if the dervish will only give him the ... See full summary »
21. The Untamable Whiskers (1904)
Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Fantasy
Through a rapid succession of drawings, ingenious disguises and soft dissolves, the director portrays a quick-sketch artist who transforms to various characters according to the static outlines on his chalkboard.
25. The Cake-Walk Infernal (1903)
5 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror
Deep into a vast cavern of the pitch-black inferno, a couple of professional dancers demonstrate the cakewalk that is currently so much in vogue, and now, everyone in the once-gloomy underworld is doing the crazy dance. Who is the best?
27. The Fat and the Lean Wrestling Match (1901)
2 min | Short, Comedy
Right in front of our very eyes, two attractive and feminine women metamorphose into two professional wrestlers who begin a no-holds-barred wrestling match.
29. The Devil's Castle (1897)
3 min | Short, Horror
Released under different titles in France--and not surprisingly, often confused with its analogous 1896 movie, "Le Manoir du Diable (1896)"--Georges Méliès' Haunted Castle is considered, by all means, a remake.
31. Une partie de cartes (1896)
Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Biography
In what is considered to be the first remake in the history of cinema, the grand French director, Georges Méliès, directs his very first short film, influenced by the Lumière Brothers' original story in "Partie d'écarté (1896)".
32. À la conquête du pôle (1912)
Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Scientists from all over the world are meeting to discuss the best way to reach the North Pole. Professor Maboul demonstrates for them the innovative equipment that he has designed for the ... See full summary »
34. The Scheming Gambler's Paradise (1905)
Not Rated | 3 min | Short
Despite all methods of instantaneously masking a clandestine gambling den's shady activities, the risk of getting caught is high, especially when the police thirsts for success. But, sometimes, indulging in pure fun is just too tempting.
Director: Georges Méliès
36. Tchin-Chao, the Chinese Conjuror (1904)
Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Fantasy
As we are treated with a rare appearance from a true master of the miraculous Asian thaumaturgy, a fine display of multiplication commences, and a serene young geisha completes the enchantment. What does the Chinese conjurer have in mind?
42. The Mysterious Retort (1906)
Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery
Sound asleep in his comfortable armchair next to a high-pressure retort, a mystic silver-haired alchemist can't even notice the strange manifestations emerging from the vessel's bottom. Is this a dream, or a cornucopia of secreted desires?
43. Good Glue Sticks (1907)
Not Rated | 5 min | Short, Comedy
A hawker demonstrates his glue's exceptional qualities; however, a pair of policemen shut him down. Bent on revenge, he goes to extreme lengths for justice, but it's a risky action, and one could easily get a taste of his own medicine.
44. The Wonderful Living Fan (1904)
Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Fantasy
The king of France receives a marvelous fan. The fan opens to reveal plain lace. This lace becomes pictures of women which then come to life an move in unison as their clothing changes.
45. Tunneling the Channel (1907)
Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
King Edward VII of England and the President of the French Republic, Armand Fallières, envision tunnelling the English Channel; nevertheless, only a maiden voyage can determine whether this is a triumphant aspiration or an acrid nightmare.
46. Going to Bed Under Difficulties (1900)
Not Rated | 2 min | Comedy, Short, Fantasy
As if by magic, a weary traveller trying to undress, is foiled by his mutinous clothes as they teleport and multiply before his eyes, refusing to stay on the clothing rack.
47. The Devil and the Statue (1901)
Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror
A magnificent Venetian oratory. On the left a large bay window through which may be seen the Grand Canal of the city of Venice. In the centre a colonnade and a hemicycle; to the right is a ... See full summary »
49. Long Distance Wireless Photography (1908)
Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Sci-Fi
An eccentric photographer demonstrates the wonders of technology to a couple who want to be photographed by his innovative wireless procedure that accents one's inner personality. Are they prepared for the harsh truth of the camera's eye?