Video Listing

The following is an incomplete listing of the films on video by George Melies. Thanks to Steve Joyce for his help with this.

Melies the Magician (1997 Arte Video. 190 minutes)

Melies the Magician (135 minute documentary by Jacques Meny)

Melies Magic Show (55 minutes):

The Four Troublesome Heads
A Trip to the Moon
The Infernal Cakewalk
The Scheming Gambler's Paradise
The Music Lover
The Infernal Boiling Pot
The Man With A Rubber Head
The Living Playing Cards
Hilarious Posters
The Devilish Tenant
Untamable Whiskers
Imperceptible Transmutions
Bluebeard
Fat and Lean Wrestling Match
The One-Man Band

 

The Movies Begin vol. 1 - The Great Train Robbery and other primary works.

(DVD and VHS. Also available from Image Entertainment under Landmarks of Early Film vol.1

A Trip to the Moon (narrated by Fabrice Zagaury)

 

The Movies Begin vol. 4 - The Magic of Melies.  

(1994 Kino Video. DVD and VHS, Also available from Image Entertainment under Landmarks of Early Film vol. 2 - The Magic of Melies. 103 minutes)

The Untamable Whiskers
The Cook In Trouble
Tchin Chao - The Chinese Conjurer
The Wonderful Living Fan
The Mermaid
The Living Playing Cards
The Black Imp
The Enchanted Sedan Chair
The Scheming Gambler's Paradise
The Hilarious Posters
The Mysterious Retort
The Eclipse - The Courtship of the Sun and the Moon  
Good Glue Sticks
Long Distance Wireless Photography    
The Impossible Voyage
(narrated by Fabrice Zagaury)  

George Melies: Cinema Magician (1978 - 21 minute documentary by Luciano Montgomery)

 

Ballerinas In Hell: A Georges Melies Album - (2004 Unknown Video. DVD and VHS. 60 minutes)

Conquest of the North Pole (condensed)
The Magician
A Trip to the Moon
The Palace of Arabian Nights
The Legend of Rip Van Winkle
The Merry Frolics of Satan
The Ballet Master's Dream
The Kingdom of the Fairies

 

The Films of Georges Melies vol.1 - A Trip to the Moon (Buyer's Gallery DVD, available from ebay)

A Trip to the Moon

The Inn Where No Man Rests

The Mermaid

The Magic Lantern

The Clock Makers Dream

The Cook in Trouble

The Melomaniac

The Terrible Turkish Executioner

The Monster

The Palace of the Arabian Nights

The Eclipse

 

The Films of Georges Melies vol. 2 (Buyer's Gallery DVD, available from ebay)

The Impossible Voyage

The Legend of Rip van Winkle

The Merry Frolics of Satan

The Mysterious Box

The Ballet Master's Dream

The Mysterious Retunt

 

Marvelous Melies - (A-1 Video. VHS. 60 minutes)

Paris to Monte Carlo      
A Trip to the Moon
The Kingdom of the Fairies
Extraordinary Illusions
The Enchanted Well
The Apparition
The Doctor's Secret      
Conquest of the North Pole

 

More Melies - (A-1 Video. VHS. 60 minutes)

 The Inn Where No Man Rests
 Spritualistic Photographer
 Clockmaker's Dream
 The Magic Lantern
 The Cook in Trouble
 The Bobkick - The Mischevious Kid
 Oracle of Delphi
 The Drawing Lesson or The Living Statue
 Jupiter's Thunderbolt
 The Mermaid
 The Kingdom of the Fairies
 Jack and Jim
 Jack Jaggs and Dum Dum
 The Mystical Flame

 

Melies III: The Search for Baron Munchausen - (A-1 Video. VHS. 60 minutes)

Baron Munchausen's Dream
The Witch's Revenge
The Infernal Cauldron
The Damnation of Faust
The Melomaniac
The Terrible Turkish Executioner
The Monster
 Fantastic Flowers
 The Palace of Arabian Nights

 

Melies IV: The Impossible Voyage - (A-1 Video. VHS. 60 minutes)

(contents are, suspiciously, the same of The Movies Begin vol. 4 - with the exclusion of Georges Melies: Cinema Magician, The Cook in Trouble, and The Mermaid)

 

????? (tape trade)

An Astronomer's Dream (this is actually a Pathe film)
Faust and Margerite
The Revenant
Au Clair de la Lune
(may actually be a Pathe film)    
Ten Ladies and an Umbrella
Tit for Tat
The Enchanted Alcolfribas
The Pashias Nightmare
Palace of the Arabian Knights
Enchanted Glasses

 

????? (tape trade)

Tunneling the English Channel    

Melies Related:

Le Grand Melies (1953 documentary VHS)

(productions of Jacques Offenbach's Voyage to the Moon are available)

From the Earth to the Moon (includes a renactment of the making of A Trip to the Moon)

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