The fantastic sci-fi flick will be shown alongside Georges Melies
' iconic short film from 1902, A Trip To The Moon.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 03 (ANI): Google on Thursday paid tribute to Georges Melies
, the French illusionist and film director who led many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema, with a doodle.
Google unveiled its first virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree interactive doodle on Thursday to celebrate the anniversary of French illusionist and film director Georges Melies
' silent film "A la conquete du pole" (The Conquest of the Pole) which was released on May 3, 1912.
British film company Canal Cat Films announced on Wednesday that through the Kickstarter funding platform it is publishing a long lost autobiography by cinema pioneer Georges Melies
in a new English hardback edition.
The 13-minute "Le voyage dans la lune," (A Trip to the Moon), 1902, was one of over 500 works credited to the French illusionist-cum-film pioneer Georges Melies
ILLUSIONIST Georges Melies
, below, found inspiration when he visited fellow Frenchmen the Lumiere brothers' cinema - the miracle of the age in 1895.
Beyond all those elements, I personally was particularly entranced by the fictionalized elements of the storyline around a real person--Georges Melies
(1861-1938; portrayed by the fabulous Ben Kingsley in the movie)--the French filmmaker who led many important technical and artistic innovations in the earliest days of cinema.
In 1902 French filmmaker Georges Melies
made the first science fiction film Le Voyage Dans La Lune, or A Trip to the Moon.
The refurbishment also involves repurposing parts from playthings Hugo pilfers from a toy store in the station, and this purloining is of equal importance because the owner of the shop is Georges Melies
, the visionary director, illusionist, and dreamer of early silent Film, best known for the 1902 short Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon).