The Hallucinated Alchemist (1897)


Original Title: L'hallucination de l'alchimiste
Type: Short
Genre: Short, Fantasy, Horror
Runtime: 2 Minutes
Release Date: 1897 (France)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
n/A
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Georges Méliès
Stars: 
Georges Méliès  




Description

Misidentified as The Mysterious Retort (1906), sadly, this film is currently presumed lost; however, according to Wikipedia, an anthropomorphous star with five female heads and a giant face has people coming out of its mouth.




Plot

Numbered 95 in the catalogues of Georges Méliès' Star Film Company, "L'hallucination de l'alchimiste (1897)" is often misidentified as The Mysterious Retort (1906), and vice versa, where another alchemist dabbles in the occult with unforeseen consequences. Sadly, this film is currently presumed lost; however, according to Wikipedia, the plot pivots around an anthropomorphous star with five female heads and a giant face that has people coming out of its mouth. Written by Nick Riganas





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    The Hallucinated Alchemist (United States)
    The Alchemist's Hallucination (United States)
    Η Παραίσθηση του Αλχημιστή (Greece)

  • Company

    Star-Film

  • Country

    France





  • Details (Technical)

  • Color

    Black and White

  • Sound Mix

    Silent