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Le Songe D’ Un Garçon De Café (1910)

Le Songe D’ Un Garçon De Café (The Hasher’s Delirium)

Emile Cohl’s delightful animation explores the inebriated state of a drunken man, using a white plate to showcase the inner “deliriums” of his mind. The images mutate, transform, associate becoming more and more frightening for the man, until he bursts into a state of self-destruction like that of the Ouroboros.
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“Le songe d’un garçon de café” – France (original title)
Runtime: 1 min
Country: France
Language: French
Color: Black and White
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
Sound Mix: Silent
Company: Société des Etablissements L. Gaumont

Emile Cohl – wikipedia.org
Film: Ab Initio
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La Bonne Absinthe (1899)


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Les Victimes De L’alcoolisme (1901)

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Only Surviving U.S. Pre-ban Absinthe Preparation Film

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