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The Temptation of Saint Anthony

La tentation de Saint Antoine

Directed by Georges Méliès
France, 1898
Fantasy, Short


A short black-and-white silent drama film featuring Anthony the Great being visited seductive women to test his faith and piety, which combines the director’s trademark jump-cut-triggered appearing and disappearing acts with overtly religious elements for the first time.

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The Temptation of Saint Anthony Directed by Georges Méliès

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