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Mé·liès(māl-yĕs′), Georges 1861-1938.
French film director who was the first to film fictional narratives and created the earliest special effects. His works include A Trip to the Moon (1902) and The Conquest of the Pole (1912).
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(Biography) Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1861–1938, French pioneer film director
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