La Folie du Docteur Tube

La Folie du docteur Tube is a 1915 short silent experimental film directed by Abel Gance, in which a scientist takes a white powder which makes him hallucinate. Gance shows the man's hallucinations by using a series of distorting lenses on the camera.[1] A print of the film survives.[2]

La Folie du docteur Tube
Directed byAbel Gance
Produced byLouis Nalpas
Written byAbel Gance
StarringAlbert Dieudonné
CinematographyLéonce-Henri Burel
Release date
  • 1915 (1915)
Running time
10 minutes
French intertitles



  1. Shepard, Richard F. "New York Times: La Folie du Docteur Tube". NY Times. Retrieved 20 July 2008.
  2. "Silent Era: La Folie du Docteur Tube". silentera. Retrieved 20 July 2008.
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