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Eclipse: Courtship of the Sun and Moon (The)

France, 9 mins

Original Title

L'éclipse du Soleil en Pleine Lune
  • Director: Georges Méliès
  • Producer: Georges Méliès

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What a visionary...
 

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The(ir) Blurb...

An astronomer of age, wealth, and erudition conducts classes in his home. His students are not always respectful, and he suffers their pranks and high jinks. Then, at noon, everything darkens and the astronomer hurries upstairs to his telescope. It is an eclipse of the sun, and through his glass, he sees a female moon coming toward a masculine sun, flirting as they move closer to what becomes a consummation. The heavens erupt with showers of stars that become women. In his excitement, the astronomer loses what little dignity he has left.

Cast & Characters

Georges Méliès as Professor of Astronomy

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