Shooting in the Haunted Woods (1909)

La chasse au bois hanté (original title)
Paul du Chaillu, the intrepid sportsman, goes out hunting accompanied by his man servant. They follow a rabbit into a densely wooded forest, where their attention is attracted to a sign in ... See full summary »

Director:

Louis Feuillade

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Cast

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Alice Tissot Alice Tissot
Maurice Vinot Maurice Vinot
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Paul du Chaillu, the intrepid sportsman, goes out hunting accompanied by his man servant. They follow a rabbit into a densely wooded forest, where their attention is attracted to a sign in the form of a crooked hand nailed on a tree. A countryman explains to them that the place is haunted and cautions them against going further into the woods. The hunters ridicule the warning and keep right on. They shoot a rabbit. To their surprise, the ghostly lord of the haunted forest suddenly appears in company with his gamekeeper, who picks up the rabbit and brings it to the sportsman. Before they can thank his lordship he and his gamekeeper vanish and in their place appears a small wooden gate, obstructing the path and indicating that they are trespassing. They are not so easily scared, however, so opening the gate, they proceed still further. Soon they shoot another rabbit. Du Chaillu's gun is transformed into a broomstick and the game bag into a fox trap. This, of course, puts a stop to their... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 January 1910 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released in the US as a split reel along with Towser's New Job (1910). See more »

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