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Devil In A Convent, Early Georges Melies Fantasy Film w/ New Soundtrack

The first in a series of recent updates from MindsiMedia.

Devil In A Convent is an early (1899) short by pioneering film maker Georges Melies. In it the Devil appears in a convent and after a short masquerade as a priest he proceeds to wreak havoc until he is finally defeated by the forces of good. You can find out more about The Devil in a Convent here http://filmjournal.net/melies/2008/05/26/the-devil-in-a-convent/

Director Melies is considered the father of cinematography for his camera work and the creator of the first horror and sci fi films. A giant in the industry he was run out of the business by his rivals. He ends up selling toys in a Paris train station a portion of his life figures in the Martin Scorsese film Hugo.
Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0
Theme Music: Unlight

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons
Attribution 3.0″ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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