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The Inn Where No Man Rests (1903)

L'auberge du bon repos (original title)
A traveler is shown to a room in an inn. After a brief dispute with the hostess and a porter, he is left to himself. But strange things begin to happen in his room, and before long he has ... See full summary »

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Georges Méliès
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Georges Méliès ... Drunk Traveler
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A traveler is shown to a room in an inn. After a brief dispute with the hostess and a porter, he is left to himself. But strange things begin to happen in his room, and before long he has created a disturbance that has everyone running to his room to find out what is going on. Written by Snow Leopard

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Short | Comedy | Fantasy

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Country:

France

Release Date:

27 June 1903 (USA) See more »

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The Inn Where No Man Rests See more »

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Georges Méliès,Star-Film See more »
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He Just Wants a Good Night's Sleep
13 November 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

A drunk checks into a room. At first he is irrational and silly. But eventually he wants to get some sleep. As Melies has done numerous times, this is not going to happen. Pictures come alive, he is attacked by a hat tree, his boots walk up the wall. Whenever he tries to sleep, the bed comes alive. He begins to defend himself and it only gets worse. This is a common plot line. It allowed Melies to put a human being in a totally frustrating setting. Entertaining.


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