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Faust and Marguerite (1904)

Faust et Marguerite (original title)
Old and burdened Faust sells his soul to the Devil for the exchange of youth and pleasures. He seduces Marguerite and is finally condemned to hell.

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Georges Méliès
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jeanne Calvière Jeanne Calvière ... Siebel
Georges Méliès ... Mephistopheles
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Storyline

Old and burdened Faust sells his soul to the Devil for the exchange of youth and pleasures. He seduces Marguerite and is finally condemned to hell.

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Short | Fantasy

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Country:

France

Release Date:

2 April 1904 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Faust and Marguerite See more »

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Georges Méliès,Star-Film See more »
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Runtime:

(surviving)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

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

Faust sells his soul in order to have wisdom and also Marguerite, whose he loves. Mephistopheles gets him his wish, knowing he has Faust's soul. Her brother, home from war, engages Faust, but with the devil's help, her lover kills her brother. She tries to pray but it is no use. Faust is taken off to burn for eternity and Marguerite is left behind, dead. But this tale takes care of her. Pretty good effort.


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