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The Lilliputian Minuet (1905)

Le menuet lilliputien (original title)
Not Rated | | Short
A fragment of a longer film, four small people are dancing a minuet, and are transformed through magic.

Director:

Georges Méliès
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A fragment of a longer film, four small people are dancing a minuet, and are transformed through magic.

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Short

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Not Rated
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France

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Silent
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The Lilliputian Minuet (Melies)
20 March 2010 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Lilliputian Minuet, The (1905)

Fragment

aka Le Menuet lilliputien

Sadly most of this Melies film is now lost and all that remains (a little over 50-seconds) can be found on Flick Alley's wonderful set. What we do see in the footage has Melies and another person standing on opposite sides of a bench. On the bench are four small people doing a couple dances. The special effects of the small people are very obvious but it really doesn't take away anything from the film. How these small people were used reminded me a lot of a famous sequence in James Whale's BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN. There's not much available of this film but I'm glad it was included on the set.


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