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Le vitrail diabolique (1910)

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A stain-glass window with a picture of a young maiden on it is used by Satan to torture an elderly alchemist, who ends up in Hell after a diabolical encounter with the devil himself.

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Georges Méliès
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A stain-glass window with a picture of a young maiden on it is used by Satan to torture an elderly alchemist, who ends up in Hell after a diabolical encounter with the devil himself.

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France

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Дьявольское окно See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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What the Devil?
22 November 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

This is yet another obtuse treatment of Melies in hell. I wonder if he feared going there or was just fascinated with the concept. This involves a Sorcerer or Alchemist who is messing with spells. He has an assistant. For whatever reason, he summons Satan and Old Scratch begins to torment him. There is a bit with a stained glass window and woman who is put together. Of course, Melies always brings women in out of the blue. Usually, they pose or dance. The visual effects are OK but it's well trampled territory.


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