Soap Bubbles (1906)

SOAP BUBBLES (1906)
aka Les bulles de savon animees
Article 4805 by Dave Sindelar
Date: 4-24-2015
Directed by Georges Melies
Cast unknown
Country: France
What it is: Magic trick short

A magician performs magic tricks, some of which involve soap bubbles.

Yes, it’s another Melies magic trick short, but at least I’ve had a bit of a break from them lately, so I’m a little less tired of them. The best thing about this one is that the use of smoke and soap bubbles in the tricks give the magic a slightly different texture than some of the other shorts of this type; I like the scene where he blows faces from the soap bubbles in particular. Beyond that, it’s a fairly typical Melies magic trick short.

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