The House of the Devil (1896)


The House of the Devil Poster
Original Title: Le manoir du diable
Type: Short
Genre: Short, Horror
Runtime: 3 Minutes
Release Date: 24 Dec 1896 (France)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
n/A
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Georges Méliès
Writer: 
Georges Méliès
Stars: 
Jehanne d'Alcy, Jules-Eugène Legris, Georges Méliès  »




Description

With the help of a magic cauldron, Mephistopheles conjures up a variety of supernatural characters.




Plot

A bat flies into an ancient castle and transforms itself into Mephistopheles himself. Producing a cauldron, Mephistopheles conjures up a young girl and various supernatural creatures, one of which brandishes a crucifix in an effort to force the devil-vampire to vanish. Written by Doug Sederberg





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    The Haunted Castle (United States)
    The Devil's Castle (Europe, English title)
    The House of the Devil (United States)
    Manor of the Devil
    O Solar do Diabo (Brazil)

  • Company

    Georges Méliès

  • Country

    France

  • Certification

    Greece:K-13
    Norway:A (recommended rating)
    United States:Not Rated

  • Location

    Montreuil
    Seine-Saint-Denis
    France





  • Details (Technical)

  • Color

    Color (hand-colored)

  • Sound Mix

    Silent