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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1907)

10 min - Adventure, Fantasy - 1 January 1907
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The film, a parody of the novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne, follows a fisherman, Yves, who dreams of traveling by submarine to the bottom of the ocean, where he encounters both realistic and fanciful sea creatures, including a chorus of naiads played by dancers from the Théâtre du Châtelet. Méliès's design for the film includes cut-out sea animals patterned after Alphonse de Neuville's illustrations for Verne's novel.

Director:  Georges Méliès
Writers:  Jules Verne

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The film, a parody of the novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne, follows a fisherman, Yves, who dreams of traveling by submarine to the bottom of the ocean, where he encounters both realistic and fanciful sea creatures, including a chorus of naiads played by dancers from the Théâtre du Châtelet. Méliès's design for the film includes cut-out sea animals patterned after Alphonse de Neuville's illustrations for Verne's novel.


Collections: Georges Méliès

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy

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Country:   France
Release Date:  1 January 1907

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Production Companies:  Star-Film

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Runtime:  0 h 10 min