The Terrible Turkish Executioner (1904)
The Terrible Turkish Executioner
Comedy / Fantasy / Silent
Original French title is "Le bourreau turc"
Directed by Georges Méliès
This story has an executioner resting from his daily work, eating a crust of bread in Constantinople. Several Turkish men and women are followed by Turkish authorities with four prisoners in chains. They lock up the prisoners as their heads stick out from the plank. The executioner decapitates them, but the four heads find their way back to their bodies.