The Madness of Dr. Tube [La Folie du Docteur Tube]

Abel Gance (director, screenwriter)
Albert Dieudonne (starring)

France: Le Film d'Art, 1915. Photograph from the 1915 French experimental short film, struck from the original negative circa 1936. With manuscript annotations and agency stamps on the verso.

Dr. Tube develops a powder that distorts reality after ingestion. He tests it out on himself, a dog, and a two couples. An early experimental film that uses distorted lenses and mirrors to create special effects that mimic an altered state of consciousness.

7 x 5 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #144596]