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Title Méliès le cinémagicien = Méliès the magician / Arte Vidéo présente avec le soutien du Centre National de la Cinématographie = Arte Vidéo presents with the support of the Centre National de la Cinématographie.

Published [Paris?] : Arte Vidéo ; Chicago, Ill. : Facets Video, [2001]

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC DVD  791.4372 MELI  Region 1  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (185 minutes) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Cinéma muet.
Cinéma muet.
Notes 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.
Contents La magie Méliès = The magic of Méliès / une production La Sept/Arte, Sodaperaga, Mikros Image ; un film de Jacques Mény (130:00) -- Une séance Méliès = Méliès magic show / La Sept/Arte, Sodaperaga, Mikros Image et La cinématheque Méliès presentent ; réalisation, Jacques Mény. Un homme de têtes = The four troublesome heads ; Le voyage dans la lune = A trip to the moon ; Le cake-walk infernal = The infernal cakewalk ; Te tripot clandestin = The scheming gambler's paradise ; Le mélomane = The music lover ; Le chaudron infernal = The infernal boiling pot ; L'homme à la tête de caoutchouc = The man with the rubber head ; Les cartes vivantes = The living playing cards ; Les affiches en goguette = Hilarious posters ; Le locataire diabolique = The devilish tenant ; Le roi du maquillage = Untameable whiskers ; Le thaumaturge chinois = Imperceptible transmutations ; Barbe bleu = Bluebeard ; Nouvelles luttes extravagantes - Fat and lean wrestling match ; L'homme-orchestre = The one-man band (55:00)
Credits La magie Méliès : a production of La Sept/Arte, Sodaperaga, Mikros Image ; written and directed by Jacques Mény ; original music by Eric Le Guen. Une séance Méliès: directed by Jacques Mény ; musical accompaniment by Eric Le Guen.
Performers 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)
Summary 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.
System notes Color recording system: NTSC. Region 1 disc.
DVD, Dolby digital 2.0.
Language notes Credits of the two individual films in French, narration and DVD menu in French or English.
Other author Mény, Jacques.
Méliès, Georges, 1861-1938.
Malthête-Méliès, Madeleine, 1923-
Le Guen, Eric.
Centre national de la cinématographie (France)
Facets Video (Firm)
Arte Video (Firm)
Sept/Arte (Firm)
Sodaperaga (Firm)
Mikros Image (Firm)
Subject Méliès, Georges, 1861-1938.
Documentary films.
Short films.
Silent films.
Variant Title Méliès the magician.
Other title Magic of Méliès.
Magie Méliès.
Séance Méliès.
Méliès' magic show.
ISBN 1565802993
Publisher Number EDV 236 Arte Video