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Whimsical Illusions (1910)

Les illusions fantaisistes (original title)
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In this hand-colored short, a magician and his assistant do a series of magic tricks, including making potted plants appear, among others. Melies played the magician, and the actor Manuel played his assistant.

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In this hand-colored short, a magician and his assistant do a series of magic tricks, including making potted plants appear, among others. Melies played the magician, and the actor Manuel played his assistant.

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A Real Comback
21 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

Melies reprises the magic show motif. He basically dresses the scene and then uses every prop he can imagine and a truly delightful box to demonstrate amazing visual tricks. Of course, everything is stop action but with the color and the quickness, the things we've seen before are fresher. There has a been a quality uplift. Melies does a nice job as the magician.


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