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The Terrible Turkish Executioner

Le bourreau turc

Directed by Georges Méliès
France, 1904
Silent, Short, Fantasy


Le Bourreau Turc (The Terrible Turkish Executioner) from 1904 graphically shows a Vizier decapitate four prisoners with one blow of his giant scimitar, but behind his back the heads re-attach themselves onto their bodies, seize the Vizier and chop him in half.

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The Terrible Turkish Executioner Directed by Georges Méliès

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