Monsieur et Madame sont pressés (1901)

UK,
40 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A French fantasy film directed by Ferdinand Zecca.

Plot Summary

A husband and wife are in a hurry to catch a train but are thwarted by their – her chemise transforms into his trousers and his boot becomes her hat. They start to fight, eventually give up trying to dress and their clothes dance when they flee the house in their night clothes.

Credits

Crew
Pathé Frères

Alternative Titles

In a Hurry to Catch a Train – English language title
In a Hurry to Catch the Train – US title

References

Periodicals
Quaderni di Cinema no.37 (January/March 1988) p.73 – article