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Tit for Tat (1904)

Une bonne farce avec ma tête (original title)
Not Rated | | Short | 6 February 1904 (USA)
Melies the magician puts on a magic show by provoking his head with a cloud of smoke. Later the head gets his revenge on the magician.

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Georges Méliès
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Melies the magician puts on a magic show by provoking his head with a cloud of smoke. Later the head gets his revenge on the magician.

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France

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6 February 1904 (USA) See more »

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Georges Méliès,Star-Film See more »
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1.33 : 1
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Tit for Tat
24 July 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Tit For Tat (1904)

*** (out of 4)

aka Un Prete pour un redu

Melies plays a magician who takes off his own head and throws it into a box while another head grows back on him. To torture the alternate head, the magician lights a cigarette and starts blowing smoke into the box but the other head has his own plans for revenge. This two-minute film is pretty light but this is something the director was able to do at ease and get laughs from it. I guess those who hate second hand smoke could use this film as a rallying call but either way the movie offers up some great laughs, including how the second head gets his revenge.


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