European Rest Cure (film #94 on Edison Film Archive. Also, film #18 on The Origins of Cinema, Volume 1: The Films of Thomas Edison (Video Yesteryear, 1995)). [Category: Early Film & TV]

A rather silly fellow takes a grand tour of Europe and has various comic misadventures. He gets seasick on the boat, gets dropped on the Blarney Stone, gets caught in a compromising position in Paris, falls into a crevasse in the Swiss Alps, gets robbed in Italy, etc. All this is supposed to be good for his health, you understand. A good argument for those who prefer to stay at home on their vacations. A 1904 Edison film.

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

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