After a hard day's work, an exhausted man can't wait to retire, and without delay, he lies in his soft and warm bed. However, much to his surprise, an enormous eight-legged adversary in the form of a frightful hairy spider crawls up on the foot of his bed, thwarting the man's plans for a good sleep. Suddenly, the broom next to him becomes the weapon of choice, but it seems that the persistent foe has already won. Who could sleep after such a fierce battle?
Did You Know?
In 2011 Pauline Méliès, great-great-granddaughter of the original Georges Méliès, hypothesized that the known copy to exist of "A Terrible Night" was actually a later film of the same director called "A Midnight Episode", and that a flipbook published by Leon Beaulieu around the turn of the century is a copy of the true film. If this hypothesis is correct then both films exist. See more