The Bewitched Inn  (1897)

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A weary traveler stops at an inn along the way to get a good night's sleep, but his rest is interrupted by odd happenings when he gets to his room--beds vanishing and re-appearing, candles ...See full summary »

Country France

Genre Short, Comedy

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  • Country: France
  • Runtime: 2min
  • 13 May 1899 (United States)

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A weary traveler stops at an inn along the way to get a good night's sleep, but his rest is interrupted by odd happenings when he gets to his room--beds vanishing and re-appearing, candles exploding, pants flying through the air and his shoes walking away by themselves. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Keywords: inn, hotel guest, hotel room, trick film

Genres: Short, Comedy

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Georges Méliès Georges Méliès InnGuest
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THE BEWITCHED INN (1897)aka L'Auberge ensorcelee
Article 2531 by Dave Sindelar 
Viewing Date: 3-10-2008
Posting Date: 7-17-2008
Directed by Georges Melies
Cast unknown, but that sure looks like Melies himself
Country: France
A man is plagued by strange events at an inn, where inanimate objects vanish and reappear, and his own clothes take on a life of their own.
I had already consigned this to my unfound list when the long-awaited appearance of a comprehensive Melies collection finally brought it to light. It's an amusing little short, though a bit obvious nowadays, as the effects have...

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    The Bewitched Inn . L'auberge ensorcelée (original title) 2min | Short, Comedy | 1897 (France) A weary traveler stops at an inn along the way to get ...

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    The Bewitched Inn is the first known Méliès film to feature inanimate objects coming to life to tease their owners, a theme that would return time and again ...

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Release Date: 13 May 1899 (United States) See more

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