Georges Melies: First Wizard of Cinema Volume One

Flicker Alley
Show More

34 videos in this playlist

Card Party
Une Partie De Cartes : Card Party
A Terrible Night
Une Nuit Terrible : A Terrible Night
The Vanishing Lady
Escamotage d'une dame chez Robert-Houdin : The Vanishing Lady
A Nightmare
Le Cauchemar : A Nightmare
The Haunted Castle
Le Chateau Hante : The Haunted Castle
The Surrender Of Tournavos
La Prise de Tournavos : The Surrender Of Tournavos
Between Calais And Dover
Entre Calais et Douvres : Between Calais And Dover
The Bewitched Inn
L'Auberge ensorcelee : The Bewitched Inn
After The Ball
Apres Le Bal : After The Ball
Divers At Work On The Wreck Of The "Maine"
Visite sous-marine du Maine : Divers At Work On The Wreck Of The "Maine"
Panorama From Top Of A Moving Train
Panorama Pris D'un Train En Marche : Panorama From Top Of A Moving Train
The Magician
Le Magicien : The Magician
The Famous Box Trick
Illusions Fantasmagoriques : The Famous Box Trick
Adventures Of William Tell
Guillaume Tell Et Le Clown : Adventures Of William Tell
The Astronomer's Dream
La Lune a un metre : The Astronomer's Dream
The Four Troublesome Heads
Un Homme de tete : The Four Troublesome Heads
The Temptation Of Saint Anthony
Tentation de Saint Antoine : The Temptation Of Saint Anthony
The Conjurer
L'illusionniste fin de siecle : The Conjurer
The Devil In A Convent
Le Diable au couvent : The Devil In A Convent
The Pillar Of Fire
La Danse du feu : The Pillar Of Fire
The Mysterious Portrait
Le Portrait mysterieux : The Mysterious Portrait
Dreyfus Court Martial - Arrest Of Dreyfus
L'Affaire Dreyfus, La dictee du bordereau : Dreyfus Court Martial - Arrest Of Dreyfus
Devil's Island - Within The Palisade
L'Affaire Dreyfus, A l'ile du diable : Devil's Island - Within The Palisade
Dreyfus Put In Irons
L'Affaire Dreyfus, Mise aux fers de Dreyfus : Dreyfus Put In Irons
Suicide Of Colonel Henry
L'Affaire Dreyfus, Suicide du Colonel Henry : Suicide Of Colonel Henry
Landing Of Dreyfus At Quiberon
L'Affaire Dreyfus, Debarquement a Quiberon : Landing Of Dreyfus At Quiberon
Dreyfus Meets His Wife At Rennes
L'Affaire Dreyfus, Entrevue de Dreyfus et de sa femme a Rennes : Dreyfus Meets His Wife At Rennes
The Attempt Against The Life Of Maitre Labori
L'Affaire Dreyfus, Attentat contre maitre Labori : The Attempt Against The Life Of Maitre Labori
The Fight Of Reporters
L'Affaire Dreyfus, Bagarre entre journalistes : The Fight Of Reporters
The Court Martial At Rennes
L'Affaire Dreyfus, Le Conseil de guerre en seance a Rennes Cendrillon : The Court Martial At Rennes
Le Chevalier mystere : Cinderella
The Cook's Revenge
La Vengeance du gate-sauce : The Cook's Revenge
The Misfortunes Of An Explorer
Les Infortunes d'un explorateur ou les momies recalcitrantes L'Homme orchestre : The Misfortunes Of An Explorer
Joan Of Arc
Jeanne d'Arc : Joan Of Arc

Related videos

Life Is A Bed Of Roses (La vie est un roman)
Alain Resnais pays tribute to three influential French filmmakers Georges Melies, Marcel L Herbier and Eric Rohmer with this lighthearted film about happiness and the power of the imagination. Life Is a Bed of Roses is divided into three parallel narratives. The first section is set around the first decade…
Monsieur Hire
Adapted from the book by celebrated Belgian crime novelist Georges Simenon, Monsieur Hire is a film of gorgeously muted widescreen color and"funereal beauty" (The Washington Post) that coolly unpacks sexual obsession and romantic love with an intelligence and understated intensity "so delicate that you almost hold your breath for the…
Ca twiste a Poponguine (Rocking Poponguine)
Ca twiste a Poponguine is perhaps the most charming, fast-paced and accessible film in our Library of African Cinema collection. This bittersweet, coming of age story is a kind of African equivalent of George Lucas' American Graffiti, Spike Lee's Crooklyn or Godard's Masculin/Feminin. These Senegalese teenagers living it up on…
On Christmas Eve, a group of young guys meet two gorgeous girls who invite them to spend the weekend in the country, where they meet Joseph (Vincent Cassel), a creepy, unkempt man whose pregnant wife remains hidden in the large house.That evening, what begins innocently as Christmas dinner turns into…
This very unconventional coming-of-age tale is an intoxicating blend of fantasy and cold reality as it follows shy teenager's perilous period when exciting but troubling sexuality enters into his formerly innocent world. Seventeen-year-old high-schooler Pol has stubbornly extended his childhood, aided in no small measure by his opinionated, drums-playing, English-speaking…
Ubaldo Terzani Horror Show
Alessio Rinaldi, a 25-year-old director, is commissioned by a producer to write the script of his first movie with Ubaldo Terzani, a well-known horror novelist. Alessio moves into Terzani's house to start this collaboration, and a strange relationship of psychological dependence grows between them: Ubaldo Terzani unveils his dark side,…
Christine has been confined to a wheelchair for most of her life. In order to escape her isolation, she makes a journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains. She wakes up one morning seemingly cured by a miracle. The leader of the pilgrimage group, a…
Andre Demester leaves his farm in northern France to become a soldier in a far off land. On his last night of freedom he witnesses Barbe, his childhood friend and secret love, sleeping with another man. A twist of fate puts the two men side by side in combat where…
Caesar Must Die
The theater in Rome's Rebibbia Prison. A performance of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar has just ended amidst much applause. The lights dim on the actors and they become prisoners once again as they are accompanied back to their cells. SIX MONTHS EARLIER The warden and a theater director speak to the…
Special Features from Kuhle Wampe or Who Owns the World - Kuhle Wampe oder Wem gehört die Welt?
This playlist includes the following special features from Kuhle Wampe or Who Owns the World
  • How the Berlin Worker Lives (Dir. Slatan Dudow, 1930)
  • Slatan Dudow: A Film About a Marxist Artist (Dir. Volker Koepp, 1974)
  • Original Prologue, with Herbert Jhering, 1958
Kirikou and the Sorceress
This animated film exquisitely recounts the tale of tiny Kirikou born in an African village in which Karaba the Sorceress has placed a terrible curse. Kirikou sets out on a quest to free his village of the curse and find out the secret of why Karaba is so wicked.
The Red And The Black
Handsome and ambitious, Julien Sorel (Kim Rossi Stuart) is determined to rise above his humble peasant origins and make something of his life by adopting the code of hypocrisy by which his society operates. Driven by passion, principle or insanity, Julien ultimately commits a crime that brings about his downfall.…