| 73Q Music Videos | Vote On Clips | Submit | Login   |

Reddit Digg Stumble Facebook
Desc:a compilation of early short films by Georges Melies and Segundo de Chomón
Category:Classic Movies, Arts
Tags:georges melies, Segundo de Chomón, early cinema
Submitted:John Holmes Motherfucker
Date:08/16/12
Views:868
Rating:
View Ratings
Register to vote for this video

People Who Liked This Video Also Liked:
Rich white kid avoids prison with 'affluenza' defense for quadruple manslaughter.
Son Of The Mask - Full Movie
Hans Conried as the Magic Mirror
Lady Lovely Locks dolls.
GlomerGoot Comments
Donald Trump: 'I won't fire my manager - I’m loyal’
The Black Hole
Pete Holmes Show: Sherlock sucks at deduction
Night Trap--All Rooms at Once
Mai waifu Kotonoha came to my birthday party!
Comment count is 5
John Holmes Motherfucker
Wow, i thought this was deader than elvis.

I saw some Melies shorts back when I was taking Cinema from Larry Gottheim in the seventies. They were only seventy years old back then, not more than a hundred, but that's not the only thing that makes these movies seem more amazing now. There's Martin Scorcese's HUGO, of course, but there's also Tim Burton, and Pixar, and Joss Whedon, and Star Wars, and every summer comic book movie.

I'm having a hard time believing that these films were colored by hand. I saw some hand-colored melies shorts back then, and they weren't nearly as amazing as this. Has someone with a PC carried out a hoax? Perhaps, but I prefer to think of it as "AN ILLUSION".
Maru
Holy shit you're old. What're you like 50 something?

candyheadrobot
I didn't much care for Hugo, so thanks for posting this JHM, seeing Melies work by itself is rad.

John Holmes Motherfucker
According to this note my nurse pinned to my shirt, I'm 54.

cognitivedissonance
The summer of 1999: I get accepted into the University of Washington, the long and arduous process that entails for somebody with no money and middling grades, and I take a French Cinema class. The prerequisite being two semesters of French. I can fake French pretty well, I studied Latin and can read it quite competently, but speaking it is way out of my league. Nobody at the university actually checked if I had taken the prereqs.

I do great for the Georges Melies segment. Fantastic, even.

Then came "Le Grand Illusion" without subtitles. I was fucked.
Register or login To Post a Comment







Video content copyright the respective clip/station owners please see hosting site for more information.
Privacy Statement