Watering the Flowers

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Directed byGeorges Méliès
Produced byGeorges Méliès
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Running time
20 meters/65 feet[1]

Watering the Flowers (French: L'Arroseur) was an 1896 French short comedy film directed by Georges Méliès. It was released by Méliès's company Star Film and is numbered 6 in its catalogues.[1] The film was made in imitation of the more famous Louis Lumière film L'Arroseur Arrosé.[2] It is currently presumed lost.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Hammond, Paul (1974). Marvellous Méliès. London: Gordon Fraser. p. 134. ISBN 0900406380.
  2. ^ Cousins, R. F. "L'Arroseur Arrose". filmreference.com. Retrieved 2007-04-14.
  3. ^ Frazer, John (1979), Artificially Arranged Scenes: The Films of Georges Méliès, Boston: G. K. Hall & Co., p. 241, ISBN 0816183686

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