The Rag-Picker

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Le Chiffonnier
Directed byGeorges Méliès
Release date
  • 1896 (1896)
Running time
20 meters/65 feet[1]

The Rag Picker (French: Le Chiffonnier), also released as A Good Joke (French: Une bonne farce), was an 1896 French silent film directed by Georges Méliès. It was released by Méliès's company Star Film and is numbered 9 in its catalogues.[1] The film is currently presumed lost.[2]


  1. ^ a b Hammond, Paul (1974). Marvellous Méliès. London: Gordon Fraser. p. 134. ISBN 0900406380.
  2. ^ Frazer, John (1979). Artificially Arranged Scenes: The Films of Georges Méliès. Boston: G. K. Hall & Co. p. 241. ISBN 0816183686.

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