Film: 274

Feature Comedy | 1910 | Silent | B/W

Synopsis:

Three European comedies circa 1910.
1. Comica French comedy with 'Betty Enjoying herself'. Chase comedy with a French maid.
2. Calino comedy with lions. Man in bed covered in lions.
3. 'The Magnetic Umbrella'. Trick film with special effects. Mad scientist in his laboratory, he has long white hair and waves his arms about a lot. He mixes potions and pours them into a large metal drum. Liquid is sprayed out and he coats an umbrella in it. When he puts up the umbrella everything in the room around him moves around as if by magic. Little boy opens his umbrella and everyone around him speeds up while he remains the same. Pixilation used to speed people up moving up and down staircases and on the beach.


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