The Temptation of St. Anthony (1898)
The Temptation of St. Anthony
Drama / Fantasy / Silent
Directed by Georges Méliès
The original French title is "Tentation de Saint Antoine"
St. Anthony is in a cave and suddenly sees a young woman who he expels and appears in his prayer book. Then two women appear on each side of him, but he expels them as well. As he kisses a skull, it changes into another woman who is then accompanied by the other women and then they disappear. The saint then appears before an image of Christ and prays only to be transformed into one of the women. An angel finally saves him.