The library of a modern home is shown, husband, wife and child each occupied in their particular diversions. The maid is called in, who dresses the child in street garments, and the two ... See full summary »
A prince captures a sea fairy. He falls in love with her and wants to marry her. The fairy wants to return to the sea. The prince allows her to return and then decides to follow her. They live happily ever after.
Legendary French director Louis Feuillade does what he does best in THE COLONEL'S ACCOUNT. What begins as the simple telling of a story erupts into chaos as the tale becomes reality. One ... See full summary »
In Part Two of Louis Feuillade's 5 1/2-hour epic follows FantÃ'mas, the criminal lord of Paris, master of disguise, the creeping assassin in black, as he is pursued by the equally resourceful Inspector Juve.
The adventures of an inattentive man. He's at his kitchen table, reading. A woman brings his hat and points to the clock. He continues reading and pours coffee into his hat. He leaves, ... See full summary »
This early French comedy has a fetching young lady causing mayhem as she takes an aimless stroll through the streets of a town. Wherever our mademoiselle wanders, men turn to enjoy a long look, completely forgetting that they were approaching a lamp-post, table, baby's carriage, etc before they spied her and are therefore on a collision course with disaster.
It's all fairly amusing, but to be honest it's pretty much the same joke played over and over again so that, even at four minutes, it grows a little repetitive. It's interesting to see that sight gags still in use half-a-century later are in evidence here. Man carrying ladders and planks have always been a liability, it seems...
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