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Le coffre enchanté (1904)

A medieval magician performs a magic show involving a long ornate trunk in which he makes his assistants appear, disappear, and transform into other people.

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Georges Méliès
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A medieval magician performs a magic show involving a long ornate trunk in which he makes his assistants appear, disappear, and transform into other people.

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Country:

France

Release Date:

5 March 1904 (USA) See more »

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The Bewitched Trunk See more »

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Georges Méliès,Star-Film See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Women from Rabbits
15 November 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Another simple magic show. Melies has an attractive trunk into which he puts several rabbits. Since stop action allows virtually anything, when the trunk is opened some women come out. Then he seems appear in numerous places without our seeing him move. I'm sure this was hard to make, but it's been done to death by the master.


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