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SPECTRE ROUGE, LE

RED SPECTRE, THE

A spectre appears against the backdrop of a grotto and performs a variety of magic tricks consisting of making a series of girls, dancers, objects and flames appear and disappear, also making bodies levitate and performing transfiguration tricks. This film represents part of Chomón's evolution from 'cinema of attractions' (which focuses on astounding the audience through visual trickery) to plot…