The Enchanted Sedan Chair (film #8 on The Movies Begin, Volume Four: The Magic of Melies (Kino Video, 1994)). [Category: Early Film & TV]

An enchanted sedan chair enables a magician to do lots of tricks involving fancily-dressed French people. I guess this was before the silk top hat became the standard. If you like silly camera tricks, you'll like this. A 1905 Melies film.

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

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