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Paris Qui Dort


The Crazy Ray (Paris qui Dort) was a wild [[Performer~P85111~Rene Clair~renéclair]] daydream which he deftly translated into his very first directorial effort. Deliberately invoking the early "chase" films which distinguished the French cinema, [[Performer~P85111~Clair~renéclair]] weaves an improbable tale of a genially looney scientist who utilizes a magic ray (an effect created with stop-motion photography) on the unsuspecting citizens of Paris. The ray causes its victims to freeze in bizarre and often...more