In this spectacular free adaptation of the popular theatre play "La Biche au Bois", the valiant Prince Bel-Azor pursues a baleful old witch to her impregnable castle, to save the beautiful young Princess Azurine.
Max Linder's behavior when he applied for a job as a Pathé Frères moving picture actor, was such a good joke on him that it was decided to make a film of the event, and accordingly. Max was... See full summary »
At his palace, the Rajah's casket of jewels is stolen by an evil sorcerer. The Rajah's henchmen go on a search for the valuable casket and find it hidden in a cave, and out of the casket ... See full summary »
The story of this film is particularly interesting, because our old friend Max has recently undergone a very serious operation, and this is his first reappearance. He plays this little ... See full summary »
A rather strange and at sometimes even funny and quite beautiful episodical journey which takes us through a number of locations as well as a fantasy/dreamworld, in wich colors are used. The 'special effects' of those days were simply color drawings put over the picture itself, which is off course black and white.
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