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La Poule aux Oeufs d’Or (1905)

A fable of wealth and greed leads to disaster for a farmer and his wife. The Corrick family entertainers incorporated this early French film into their touring show.

Length: 14 minutes 33 seconds

Alternative title: The Hen That Laid the Golden Eggs, The Conjurer’s Lottery

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Featured in the Marvellous Corricks collection

Original classification rating: not rated

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 806032