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The Devilish Plank (1904)

La planche du diable (original title)
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A magic trick is performed with a long plank with two pots built into it, both with holes in the bottom. Pretty girls are part of the magic.

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Georges Méliès
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Georges Méliès ... Magician
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A magic trick is performed with a long plank with two pots built into it, both with holes in the bottom. Pretty girls are part of the magic.

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France

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1.33 : 1
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Mediocre
15 November 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

A plank is put between two sawhorses (or something) and a couple of baskets are added. Two overdressed women come out of the baskets. There are a few minor tricks and the show ends. It seemed lazy and rather uninteresting. These later Melies offerings are really haphazard and not much fun. He was trying to do too much for the audience. I don't know why the plank was so magical.


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