What an exotic, rare jewel from the vaults, Timeless. Fascinating "magic" Special Effects.
Peeping TomAn early use of vignette masking shows a clownish servant peeking through several keyholes in what might be a brothel. He spies natural and artificial beauties alike but comes a cropper when he looks through the wrong keyhole. The glory that is the first woman's hair is a sight for the ages. -...Subscribe to to watch now
The Red SpectreThis impressive trick film was made for Pathé by Segundo de Chomón and Ferdinand Zecca. Works dealing with the netherworld and the supernatural were much in vogue at the time. The color was hand-screened on to each print by Pathe's superb stencil process, introduced in 1904 and used throughout...Subscribe to to watch now
Amazing crispness and color in a film this old. Lots of interesting uses for effects that were common at the time.
"The Red Spectre" incorporates printmaking and film trickery to create a hypnotic piece of art.
Loved "Hugo"? Then watch this magnificently restored film. It's not Melies, but Pathe, and many of the same techniques Melies perfected. Exquisite.