In my complacency I had assumed that I had already watched it all through. I had not! Still delights over a century later, managing to be at once magisterial and very silly. Visually it's like a 'Little Nemo in Slumberland' strip come to life. Sets you to dreaming.
The beginning of science fiction and special effects going hand in hand, bringing that first sense of wonder and imagination to the silver screen of film goers. Sure it's basic but in 1902 this was the Micheal Bay of it's time (but with a better plot). And if you took the computer away from current film makers and ask them to try something similar they would struggle to figure out even the basics of where to start.