This was a great example of early stop-motion animation. The use of miniature was surprisingly deceptive.
The Automatic Moving CompanyHistorian Donald Crafton credits this 1911 Pathé Frères film THE AUTOMATIC MOVING COMPANY to Romeo Bosetti; it too is an imitation of an earlier work, Emile Cohl's MOBILIER FIDELE, made in 1910 for Pathe's rival, Gaumont. However, Cohl also worked for Pathe in 1911 and the two artists sometimes...Start your free trial to watch
Quite the charming little piece that reminds us what it's like actually moving the furniture bit by bit for the stop animation. Kind of child-like event to get to share...