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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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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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1.33 : 1
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Miracle Under The Inquisition
24 July 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Miracle Under The Inquisition, A (1904)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

aka Un Miracle sous l'Inquisition

Mildly entertaining film from the French filmmaker has a woman being burned to death because she was found guilty of being a witch. Afterward the woman reappears as an angel and seeks revenge. The woman turning into an angel and then seeking revenge doesn't seem to go together too well but even with that said this is a fairly entertaining movie. The special effects of the burning were nicely done as was the ending, which is sure to get a laugh. Nothing here is too overly impressive so I'd rank this as a middle ground for the director.


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