The Crazy Ray (1925)

Article #452 by Dave Sindelar
Viewing date: 6-10-2002
Posting date: 11-3-2002

The watchman on the top level of the Eiffel Tower discovers that everyone in Paris is frozen in place.

According to the information that appears at the top of this movie, Rene Clair felt that French Cinema had gotten off the track and made this little film as an antidote to that problem. There’s really not much to it, but it manages to be quite amusing enough to fill its short running time. Clair would go on to direct several other interesing fantasy movies, and would eventually direct AND THEN THERE WERE NONE.


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