Benvenuto Cellini ou Une curieuse évasion (1904)

France,
35mm film, black and white
silent

A French fantasy film directed by Georges Méliès.

Plot Summary

A sculptor has been imprisoned for displeasing the king. In frustration, he fashions an ugly shape out of clay from which emerges a beautiful young woman. His jailers are so entranced by her that they allow the sculptor to escape.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Georges Méliès
Star Film

References

Books
Artificially Arranged Scenes: The Films of Georges M̩li̬s by John Frazer pp.138-139 Рnotes
by Walt Lee p.31 – credits