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  • Published: [Paris?] : Chicago, Ill. : Arte Vidéo ; Facets Video, [2001]
  • Year Published: 2001
  • Description: 1 videodisc (185 min.) : sd., b&w and color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: French
  • Format: DVD

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 1565800970
  • 0736899039424


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Méliès the magician : Méliès le cinémagicien

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Call number: DVD Silent-Film Melies

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Both films originally produced in 1997; the 15 short films contained within Une séance Méliès originally produced between 1898 and 1909.

Some b&w sequences tinted.

The two films are linked, making it possible to jump to the actual Méliès film being discussed in the documentary in order to view it.

The 15 short films contained within Une séance Méliès, originally silent, are performed with modern musical accompaniment.

La magie Méliès = The magic of Méliès (130 min.) -- Une séance Méliès = Méliès' magic show (55 min.).

La magie Méliès: voices, Daniel Ceccaldi, Marina Moncade, Charles-Antoine De Croix (English voices not credited).

Une séance Méliès: presented by Madeleine Malthête-Méliès (English narrator not credited).

La magie Méliès: documentary film about the life and work of film pioneer Georges Méliès. Includes archival footage, interviews, film excerpts, reconstructions and interviews.

Une séance Méliès: 15 short films of George Méliès, introduced by his grandaughter in front of an audience.

DVD, Dolby digital 2.0.

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