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A Moonlight Serenade; or, The Miser Punished (1904)

Au clair de la lune ou Pierrot malheureux (original title)
Pierrot comes to a miser's house to serenade his lover but he kicks him out. The lady on the moon offers him her hand. He serenades her till the greedy miser comes out and attempts to ... See full summary »

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Georges Méliès
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Pierrot comes to a miser's house to serenade his lover but he kicks him out. The lady on the moon offers him her hand. He serenades her till the greedy miser comes out and attempts to punish him. But Pierrot jumps onto the moon with his new lover and they float away, and the greedy man is transformed into a beggar. Written by Tornado_Sam

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France

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23 January 1904 (USA) See more »

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A Moonlight Serenade; or, The Miser Punished 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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Musicians Have a Hard Life
14 November 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

A man goes to a house and begins to sing and play his guitar. A man, probably the father of the one he is serenading, comes out and throws him off his property. Not to be deterred, the guy comes back. This time, a beautiful lady, sitting on a crescent moon await him and he jumps up and joins her. Meanwhile, it is not good for the guy who mistreated him. He is aged and thrown from his house. This one is interesting although much of it makes no sense.


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