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La cartomancienne (1932)

| Short | 1932 (USA)
In a European seaside village, a maiden takes clean sheets down from the clothesline. Carrying her basket of linens home, she stops to consult a fortune teller, whose been napping the the ... See full summary »

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In a European seaside village, a maiden takes clean sheets down from the clothesline. Carrying her basket of linens home, she stops to consult a fortune teller, whose been napping the the sun. The cartomancienne sees love in the cards. The young woman pauses to reflect. We then see water, swirling, and into view swims a man, as if just appearing on earth. He arrives on shore - is he just in her mind's eye, or is he real? She weaves a garland of for her hair. Will they meet? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Unseen Cinema D1
13 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

La Cartomancienne (1932)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

French love story about a fortune teller lusting after a strongman. The story is incredibly slow moving and boring but the visual effects are quite amazing as are the special effects.

In Youth, Beside the Lovely Sea (1925)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

An early widescreen film that was told by cutting the two sides of the image off and replacing them with a different image. This makes for a nice look, although the story is still a drag.

Melody on Parade (1936)

** (out of 4)

Musical short about Presidents of the United States with the added bonus of a sing a long.


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