The Red Spectre (1907)
The Red Spectre
aka "El Espectro Rojo"
Original title "Le spectre rouge"
Fantasy / Horror / Silent
Directed by Segundo de Chomón as Ferdinand Zecca
Magic and Sorcery in the bowels of the Earth! A mysterious chamber in the core of Earth, lies a coffin that stands on its own. When it opens, a diabolical magician takes two women and wraps them up, where they fly up in the air and turn into fire, then vanish. After he puts their ashes in a container, a young woman who looks like Peter Pan comes into scene, upset with what he has done. She shows him the the spirits of the two women. She then disappears. From there the magician devises another potion.