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Mannequins in movies

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Since the dawn of cinema scriptwriters and film directors have used mannequins in movies. See below for examples of films in which mannequins star in important roles. L'Artiste et le Mannequin (Georges Melies, 1900, 1min 09seconds) Ref: Youtube Mannequin Vivant (1903, 1min 30seconds) The original and first "Mannequin movie" was filmed in 1904 - in fact it was one of the first films ever made. It was called Mannequin Vivant - "Living Mannequin" in English and was French origin. It was distributed by the Pathé Frères (Pathé brothers) in France. The movie is about two men and a mannequin. The men are surprised that a mannequin can...

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