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The 400 Tricks of the Devil (1906)

Les quatre cents farces du diable (original title)
Not Rated | | Short, Fantasy, Horror | July 1972 (Italy)
Two travelers are tormented by Satan from inn to inn and eventually experience a buggy ride through the heavens courtesy of the Devil.

Director:

Georges Méliès

Writers:

Victor de Cottens (play), Victor Darlay (play)
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Georges Méliès ... Satan (uncredited)
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Two travelers are tormented by Satan from inn to inn and eventually experience a buggy ride through the heavens courtesy of the Devil before he takes one of them down to Hell and roasts him on a spit. Written by Greg Carleton

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Short | Fantasy | Horror

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France

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July 1972 (Italy) See more »

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A Little More Creative
17 November 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

A carriage pulled by a skeletal horse is making its way to hell. The man in the carriage has signed a deal with the devil and must face the music. The backgrounds and the carriage itself are great fun. Of course, it's really cruel and deals with that old time religion. I don't know what this guy did, but he ain't gonna like where he's going. There are some pretty solid pyrotechnics which make it fun.


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