Sunday, August 28, 2011

La Peine du Talion

This is La Peine du Talion [The Talion Punishment (aka Tit for Tat)] (1906), directed by Gaston Velle, a charming, if archaic (and even somewhat violent), early hand-tinted French short film about a group of magic butterflies who turn the tables on a lepidopterist and his two assistants.