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A Fall from Five Floors (1906)

Une chute de cinq étages (original title)
Not Rated | | Short, Comedy
All it takes is a tumble from a photographer's assistant, and his backdrop and equipment crashes out the window onto the street. Confusion ensues.

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Georges Méliès
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Cast

Credited cast:
Charles Claudel Charles Claudel ... (as Claudel)
Théophile Michault Théophile Michault ... (as Michaut)
Georges Méliès ... Photographer
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All it takes is a tumble from a photographer's assistant, and his backdrop and equipment crashes out the window onto the street. Confusion ensues.

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Short | Comedy

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Not Rated
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Country:

France

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Pure Slapstick
17 November 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

I laughed all the way through this and it's all because of cheap physical humor. A wedding couple is in a photographer's studio, having a picture taken. The assistant goes up a ladder, knocks over the back drop, leading to a chain reaction of events. The funniest thing is when the big camera falls on a lady and she seems like a space alien, fighting off a guy with a sword. This is a precursor to the likes of Keaton, Chaplin, and other physical comedians.


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