The CinePaint Digital Film Library
- 1. Tom Tight Et Dum Dum, 1903, France, 35mm,
16fps, 2000 frames, digitized 2003, 2k resolution, director Georges
Méliès, cast Georges Méliès, Legris.
Méliès is considered a significant pioneer in motion
pictures, credited with inventing the genre of science fiction
with his famous film, A TRIP TO THE MOON, in 1902.
In this short film Méliès as a comic is upstaged
by drunk magician Legris. Enraged, the comic pounds the drunk
through the floor, then seizes a dummy that turns into a dancer
which falls to pieces. After demonstrating his skill as a juggler,
the comic rises through a trap door as a dancer in a tutu.
courtesy of George Eastman
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