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Mary Jane's Mishap

Mary Jane's Mishap; or, Don't Fool with the Paraffin

Directed by George Albert Smith
United Kingdom, 1903
Comedy, Short


A 1903 British short silent comedy film depicting the disaster following housemaid Mary Jane’s use of paraffin to light the kitchen stove, which is notable for its then sophisticated mix of wide establishing shots and medium close-ups.

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Mary Jane's Mishap Directed by George Albert Smith

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