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The Infernal Boiling Pot (1903)

Le chaudron infernal (original title)
Two demons throw helpless captives into a boiling cauldron, and then try to summon forth their spirits.

Director:

Georges Méliès (uncredited)
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Georges Méliès ... Devil
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Storyline

In the bowels of a horrible Gothic dungeon, before a ritual black cauldron, a green-stained horned archfiend awaits those who are condemned. Soon, a busy lesser demon brings a woman, and then two more, who are all consumed by the hellish cauldron's eternal scarlet flames. The fires are everlasting, and the dark ceremony of the damned is infinite. Is it too late for salvation? Written by Nick Riganas

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Country:

France

Release Date:

17 October 1903 (USA) See more »

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The Infernal Boiling Pot See more »

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Georges Méliès,Star-Film See more »
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Silent

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Black and White | Color (hand-colored)

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1.33 : 1
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Pretty Funny
3 November 2018 | by MisterSisterFisterSee all my reviews

This is an awesome, old little short. Its pretty funny watching these crazy blue demons guys boil a bunch of random people and extract their souls. Pretty gruesome for its age, don't you think?

The way the blue demon guys dance around and gesture is hilarious.


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