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11 Ratings

A Mysterious Portrait

Directed by Georges Méliès
France, 1899
Short

Synopsis

A magician displays an empty picture frame against a stage backdrop, including posters on the wall. Unrolling this backdrop to reveal another, he places a neutral canvas and a stool inside the picture frame. With a gesture, the magician makes his own image come slowly into focus in the frame.

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A Mysterious Portrait Directed by Georges Méliès