The Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (film #8 on Melies III: The Search for Munchausen (A-1 Video). Also, film #20 on The Movies Begin, Volume Three: Experimentation and Discovery (Kino Video, 1994). Also, film #2 on The Devil's Plaything disc of Unseen Cinema DVD Boxed Set (Image Entertainment, 2005)). [Category: Early Film & TV]

May I respectfully submit that cheese sauce is not this guy's problem––alcohol is, along with trick photography. His dream is one of the first filmed hallucinations, making this also one of the first anti-drug films. Enjoy the ride, kids, but just say no to cheese. A 1906 Edwin S. Porter film.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: ****. Weirdness: ****. Historical Interest: ****. Overall Rating: ****.

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