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Dream of a Rarebit fiend

Presents a man who eats rarebit and then has nightmares in which inanimate objects come to life and his bed flies off with him.

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  • "Presents a man who eats rarebit and then has nightmares in which inanimate objects come to life and his bed flies off with him."@en
  • "One of the earliest uses of special effects and trick photography showing a flying bed, and devils pounding in the head of a man after an indulgent night out."@en
  • "A man eats rarebit and then has nightmares in which inanimate objects come to life and his bed flies off with him. First film to use special effects."@en
  • ""Based on Winsor McCay's comic strip Dream of a rarebit fiend, then appearing in the New York telegram, but also Gaston Velle's Reve a la lune (Pathé, 1905). An array of rapidly changing camera tricks disorient the spectator in ways analogous to dream. The Edison Company sold 192 copies of the film in the year after its release"--Videocassette notes by Charles Musser with the BFI staff."
  • ""Based on Winsor McCay's comic strip Dream of a rarebit fiend, then appearing in the New York telegram, but also Gaston Velle's Reve a la lune (Pathé, 1905). An array of rapidly changing camera tricks disorient the spectator in ways analogous to dream. The Edison Company sold 192 copies of the film in the year after its release"--Videocassette notes by Charles Musser with the BFI staff."@en
  • ""I never have dreams after eating rarebit," says the husband, but the wife does, of her flying house looking for a place to live."@en

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  • "Trick films."@en
  • "Shorts."@en
  • "Shorts."
  • "Silent films."@en

http://schema.org/name

  • "Dream of a Rarebit fiend"@en
  • "Dream of a rarebit fiend"
  • "Dream of a rarebit fiend"@en
  • "The Dream of a rarebit fiend"
  • "Dream of a rarebit fiend /"@en
  • "The dream of a rarebit fiend"
  • "Dream of a rarebit fiend (Thomas A. Edison version)"@en