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The Astronomer's Dream
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1898), 3 mins
This short fantasy, by director Georges Melies, is about an astronomer’s fantasy about an interaction of Satan, the Fairy Queen, and the Moon.
directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1898), 3 mins
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The Black Imp
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Star Film; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1905), 4 mins
Decades before the term "special effects" was coined, audiences of the newborn cinema were witnessing spectacular screen illusions, courtesy of the medium's first master magician: Georges Melies.
directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Star Film; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1905), 4 mins
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The Cook in Trouble
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Star Film; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1904), 5 mins
Decades before the term "special effects" was coined, audiences of the newborn cinema were witnessing spectacular screen illusions, courtesy of the medium's first master magician: Georges Melies.
directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Star Film; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1904), 5 mins
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The Eclipse
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1907), 9 mins
This romance, by director Georges Melies, features an astronomer and his class who witness a solar eclipse, presented as a meeting of the sun and the moon with various planets and meteors in attendance.
directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 1907), 9 mins
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The Eclipse
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Georges Melies, 1861-1938, Star-Film; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1907), 9 mins
Decades before the term "special effects" was coined, audiences of the newborn cinema were witnessing spectacular screen illusions, courtesy of the medium's first master magician: Georges Melies.
directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Georges Melies, 1861-1938, Star-Film; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1907), 9 mins
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The Enchanting Sedan Chair
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Star Film; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1905), 3 mins
Decades before the term "special effects" was coined, audiences of the newborn cinema were witnessing spectacular screen illusions, courtesy of the medium's first master magician: Georges Melies.
directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Star Film; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1905), 3 mins
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George Melies: Encore
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Eric Lange, fl. 1985, David Shepard, 1940-2017 and Serge Bromberg, 1961-, Lobster Films and Film Preservation Associates (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 1 hour 53 mins
Taken on its own, this collection is also a fine survey of Méliès’ achievements. The Haunted Castle from 1896 relies on shot-substitution, the filmmaker’s first trick discovery; it is a work in 21 shots at a time when everyone else in the world was making only single-shot films! An Hallucinated Alchemist is a...
directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Eric Lange, fl. 1985, David Shepard, 1940-2017 and Serge Bromberg, 1961-, Lobster Films and Film Preservation Associates (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 1 hour 53 mins
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George Méliès: First Wizard of Cinema
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017 and David Shepard, 1940-2017, Flicker Alley (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2008), 12 hours 41 mins
Georges Méliès was a genuine virtuoso, producing and directing his own films while also devising the narratives; designing the sets, costumes and props; and frequently performing the leading parts. This monumental thirteen hour collection gathers for the first time nearly all the surviving films of Georges Méli...
directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017 and David Shepard, 1940-2017, Flicker Alley (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2008), 12 hours 41 mins
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Georges Melies: The First Wizard of Cinema (1896-1913) - Part 1: Melies in HD from the Blackhawk Films Collection
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Eric Lange, fl. 1985, David Shepard, 1940-2017 and Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017, Film Preservation Associates (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2008), 2 hours 11 mins

Georges Méliès was a genuine virtuoso, producing and directing his own films while also devising the narratives; designing the sets, costumes and props; and frequently performing the leading parts. Arranged in chronological order, George Méliès: First Wizard of Cinema is the comprehensive collection that makes w...

directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; produced by Eric Lange, fl. 1985, David Shepard, 1940-2017 and Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017, Film Preservation Associates (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2008), 2 hours 11 mins
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Good Glue Sticks
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directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1907), 5 mins
Decades before the term "special effects" was coined, audiences of the newborn cinema were witnessing spectacular screen illusions, courtesy of the medium's first master magician: Georges Melies.
directed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938; performed by Georges Melies, 1861-1938 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1907), 5 mins
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