Movie 2min

Christmas-Night (1902)

Original title: Nuit de Noël
Not rated.

Facts
Country France
Language French
Titles
(Original) Nuit de Noël
(Alternative) Animated Dolls
(Country Spesific) Christmas Night
Production
Distribution
(Theatrical, USA, 1903) Edison Manufacturing Company
(Theatrical, USA, re-release, 1904) Kleine Optical Company
(Theatrical, USA, re-release, 1905) Kleine Optical Company
(USA, 1903) Pathé Frères
(France, 1903) Pathé Frères
(Theatrical, USA, re-release, 1904) Pathé Frères
(Theatrical, USA, re-release, 1905) S. Lubin
Other
(US Importer) Pathé Frères
Categories
Angels Black and White Children Christmas Dance Gift Pantomime Short Silent Film
Descriptions

Scene, children's bedroom. Two little girls preparing for bed. Papa and mamma arrive and after telling the children that the fairies will bring them dollies, if they are good and go to sleep, leave the room evidently to go shopping. The children soon go to sleep and the fairy comes with the dolls. After setting the dolls on the floor, the fairy disappears. The dolls, which are dressed as boy and girl, come to life and begin to make love to each other. They make so much noise, however, that they wake up the children. Upon seeing the action of the little people, the children are very much amused, and sitting up in bed, they watch the performance. Finally, the dolls, upon seeing that they are discovered, resume inanimate form, and the children jump out of bed to get them. After placing them on the floor in the middle of the room, the children kneel and pray for the good fairy to come and put life in their dollies again. A very amusing and pretty picture.

Source: Edison Catalog


This film shows the roofs of a town, it snows, heavily and the angels are busy putting toys in the chimney-pots.

The children are asleep, the wake up and perceive an angel who puts down two dolls and disappears, afterwards. - The dolls become alive and execute a little pantomime. (Very pretty.)

Source: Pathé

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