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Pauvre Pierrot 1892

  • Émile Reynaud
  • October 28, 1892
  • 4 mins
  • English
  • Animation
One night, Arlequin come to see his lover Colombine. But then Pierrot knocks at the door and Colombine and Arlequin hide. Pierrot starts singing but Arlequin scares him and the poor man goes away.

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This is notable purely because it's one of the first examples of animation and because of the effort and craftsmanship that has clearly gone into it. It's short, a little strange and a little charming.

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The short is rudimentary, certainly, but it's strangely impressive.

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