Saw a "sing-along" version of the film projected at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Fifteen minutes before showtime, the Wurlitzer organ popped up and the accompanist played several tunes from the film. A true delight.
Even if Abel Gance had abandoned his 6 hour epic about Napoleon Bonaparte after the initial snowball fight sequence featuring Napoleon as a young boy, it would still stand as the greatest one-reeler ever made. Absolutely magnificent, pure cinema.