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A.k.a.
The Terrible Eruption of Mount Pelee and Destruction of St. Pierre, Martinique
Year
1902
Runtime
1 min.
Director
Georges Méliès
Genre
Short
Rating *
5.3
Votes *
363
Checks
575
Favs
8
Dislikes
4
Favs/checks
1.4% (1:72)
Favs/dislikes
2:1
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  1. Minkin's avatar

    Minkin

    Attention Checkers:

    There are actually 5 (or possibly 4) films from 1902 about the eruption of Mt Pelee! Xondar / ChrisReynolds have indeed linked to the correct film. Unfortunately, those who used Monoglot's link have instead watched the film made by Ferdinand Zecca (so uncheck this film, and instead check this one: https://www.icheckmovies.com/movies/la+catastrophe+de+la+martinique/ )

    In addition to the Zecca film, Edison's studio made 3 (possibly only 2) films about the events: a pre-eruption smoking volcano, during the baking soda-esque eruption, and an aftermath of the burning city.

    To make sure you've watched the correct film for this Melies check, take note of the following:

    1) The Melies film is the only one in color
    2) It should look like this:
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    2 years 1 month ago
  2. Xondar's avatar

    Xondar

    The other video was removed. It can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQwVH4ul8wA 1 year 8 months ago
  3. ChrisReynolds's avatar
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