Silent | Segundo de Chomón | The House of Ghosts (1906)

The House of Ghosts, (La maison ensorcelée) is a silent film from 1906. Directed by Segundo de Chomón. Impressive use of stop motion tricks for era.

Segundo Víctor Aurelio Chomón y Ruiz (1871-1929) was a pioneering Spanish film director. He produced many short films in France while working for Pathé Frères and has been compared to Georges Méliès, due to his frequent camera tricks and optical illusions.

Three friends go on a trip and decided to rest at an abandoned house. Everything seems pretty normal until really weird things start to happen.

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