L’Oracle de Delphes (1903)

France,
1m, 30.48 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A French fantasy film directed by Georges Méliès.

Plot Summary

A man steals a chest from an Egyptian tomb but is confronted by the king of the tomb two sphinxes who turn into women. The women transform the robber's head into that of an ass.

Credits

Crew
Director: Georges Méliès
Star Film

Cast
Georges Méliès

Alternative Titles

The Oracle of Delphi – US title

References

Books

  • Artificially Arranged Scenes: The Films of Georges Méliès by John Frazer pp.111-112 – illustrated notes
  • Horror in Silent Films: A Filmography, 1896-1929 by Roy Kinnard p.17 – credits
  • by Walt Lee p.351 – credits