Illusions fantasmagoriques (1898)

France, 1898
1m 10s
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A French fantasy film directed by Georges Méliès.

Plot Summary

A magician causes things to appear and disappear, turns a young boy into twins and transforms one of them into British and American flags.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Georges Méliès
Star-Film

Cast
Georges Méliès

Alternative Titles

La Boîte mystérieuse – French title
The Famous Box Trick – US title

References

Books

  • Artificially Arranged Scenes: The Films of Georges Méliès by John Frazer pp.67-68 – credits, notes
  • Georges Méliès by George Sadoul pp.117, 180 – note
  • Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection 1894-1912 by Kemp R. Niver, edited by Bebe Bergsten p.50
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.132 – credits