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  1. FISCHER's rating of the film The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

    Décapitation de Mary Stuart, reine d'Ecosse, condamnée à mort par sa cousine Elisabeth 1ère d'Angleterre. La scène est considérée comme le premier trucage au cinéma ..... www.cinefiches.com

  2. Rafael Fonseca's rating of the film The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

    If you play this over and over it's apparent that almost every actor moves between the "cut" (likely just turning on and off the device at this point). But the centered action on the stage helps mantain the illusion. You wouldn't look around. It's too much of a thrill. Astounding technique, but it would take Méliès to make this into something very special indeed...

  3. Teona Gal's rating of the film The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

    NICE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIOLsH93U1Q

  4. Deiner's rating of the film The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

    It seems like this might be the first film not only to use trained actors, but also using the editing for special effects purposes. It's surprising how realistic the execution is, some people at the time even believed a real woman was beheaded.