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The Untamable Whiskers
Description: Directed by and starring Georges Méliès. Through a rapid succession of drawings, ingenious disguises and soft dissolves, the director portrays a quick-sketch artist who transforms to various characters according to the static outlines on his chalkboard. The background of this picture represents a scene along the beautiful river Seine in Paris.
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Clip #: SF-2B
Length: 2:43
Year: 1904
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1900s
Subject: Magic
Original: 35mm
1900s, 1904, silent film, short film, fantasy, Georges Méliès, artist, drawing, chalkboard, portraits, transforming, illusions, dissolves

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