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A Miracle Under the Inquisition (1904)

Un miracle sous l'inquisition (original title)
Not Rated | | Short | 26 March 1904 (USA)
An executioner attempts to burn a woman at the stake but his victim comes back as an angel and gives him what he deserves.

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Georges Méliès
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Georges Méliès ... Executioner
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An executioner attempts to burn a woman at the stake but his victim comes back as an angel and gives him what he deserves.

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Country:

France

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26 March 1904 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Miracle Under the Inquisition 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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A Moral Tale
15 November 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

A monk brings in a woman and charges her with witchcraft. She is bound to a post and ignited. She burns so thoroughly that all that is left is the post. The evil monk falls asleep satisfied that he has done well. She comes back as an angel and he now becomes the object of the inquisition. This is good storytelling. The pyrotechnics come off quite well and he gets his just desserts.


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