4m 35s, 96.012 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
A French fantasy film directed by Georges MÃ©liÃ¨s.
Punch and Pierrot build a huge magic lantern and watch a series of figures appear on the wall. But the lantern opens up and six dancing girls emerge, followed by a whole dance troupe. After a fracas, the police arrive and Punch and Pierrot hide in the lantern. But when the police open it, the men have vanished and in their place is a monster.
Director: Georges MÃ©liÃ¨s
A lÃ¡mpa – Hungarian title
The Magic Lantern – US title
- Artificially Arranged Scenes: The Films of Georges MÃ©liÃ¨s by John Frazer pp.129-130 – notes
- Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.278 – credits