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Imaginative George Melies, The

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Film Identifier: F.2005-01-0110
Run Time
0h 4m 52s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Silent
Date Produced
1968
Abstract
Bob Kick: The Mischievous Kid Two films by early filmmaker George Melies copied by the Library of Congress in 1968 from original 35mm paper positives to preserve the work of one of the first filmmaker’s to use moving pictures for story telling by filming people acting on stage and experimenting with trick photography.
Log
00:00 - title cards brief history on George Melies and the preservation of these two films 01:48 - Bob Kick: The Mischievous Kid (1903) - Mischievous Kid drinks alcohol and begins to hallucinate as taunting characters appear and disappear before his eyes 04:17-07:23 - The Drawing Lesson or The Living Statue (1903) - artist uses magic to make a living statue appear to be the model for a drawing class until his model disappears causing havoc in the class
Distributors
Blackhawk Films
Genre
Comedy
Form
Short