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Researchers find film by early cinema pioneer thought to be lost forever

Czech archive discovers 1904 Georges Méliès film Match de Prestidigitation after it had been donated wrongly labelled Researchers at the Czech national film archives have found a film by early cinema pioneer Georges Méliès that was thought to have been lost forever. The silent 1904 two-minute Match de Prestidigitation, which translates as “conjuring contest”, was found on a reel given to the archives by an anonymous donor, labelled as another film.
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