A Nightmare (1896)
Comedy / Fantasy / Silent
Directed by Georges Méliès
The original French title is "Le Cauchemar"
A man sleeps peacefully and dreams that a beautiful woman is sitting at the edge of his bed. He reaches for her and she turns into a performer and then into a clown. The clown points to the moon that grows and takes a bite from the man’s hand. The man punches the moon, which returns back to its spot in the sky.