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Job Filmmaker, film actor, set designer, illusionist, toymaker
Years active 1888-1923
Known for Prolific special effects innovator; A Trip to the Moon (1902)
Shares birthday with Sammy Davis Jr., Lee J. Cobb, Richard A. Rowland  see more..

Overview:

Director, Georges M?li?s, was born Marie Georges Jean M?li?s on Dec 8, 1861 in Paris, France. M?li?s died at the age of 76 on Jan 21, 1938 in Paris, France .

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Magician turned Film-Maker, Georges Melies, was a was a prolific special effects innovator. He created a mind-boggling 550+ films -- most famously A Trip to the Moon in 1902, which was AMAZING for its time! Here is a link to the full film: A Trip to the Moon

(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).

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Silents Are Golden: Georges M?li?s, The Magician of the Cinema

By Lea Stans on Jan 17, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Georges M?li?s, The Magician of the Cinema No appreciation for the history of cinema can be complete without getting to know one of its most influential, most visionary, and most joyfully energetic individuals: the great pioneer Georges M?li?s. In fact, if there?s a film trope you?re familiar with, ... Read full article


Georges M?li?s, Happy Birthday, 1861-1938 (2)

By C. S. Williams on Dec 8, 2013 From Classic Film Aficionados

Happy Birthday to film-pioneer Georges M?li?s; gone, but definitely not forgotten. Directing 552 movies from 1896-1913. The father of special-effects, the father of science-fiction cinema. The whole of the movie audience owes Mr.?M?li?s a huge thank you, as well as this celebration of his birthday. ... Read full article


Georges M?li?s, Happy Birthday, 1861-1938

By C. S. Williams on Dec 8, 2013 From Classic Film Aficionados

Happy Birthday to film-pioneer Georges M?li?s; gone, but definitely not forgotten. Directing 552 movies from 1896-1913. The father of special-effects, the father of science-fiction cinema. The whole of the movie audience owes Mr.?M?li?s a huge thank you, as well as this celebration of his birthday. ... Read full article


Georges M?li?s, Happy Birthday, 1861-1938

By C. S. Williams on Dec 8, 2013 From Classic Film Aficionados

Happy Birthday to film-pioneer Georges M?li?s; gone, but definitely not forgotten. Directing 552 movies from 1896-1913. The father of special-effects, the father of science-fiction cinema. The whole of the movie audience owes Mr.?M?li?s a huge thank you, as well as this celebration of his birthday. ... Read full article


Silent Movie Time Capsule: 112 years ago, this was horror (from Georges M?li?s)

By Fritzi Kramer on Sep 22, 2013 From Movies Silently

Bluebeard is one of the grimmest, grossest fairy tales and in 1901,?Georges M?li?s directed his take on the tale. This ten minute film relies more on shock value and moody lighting rather than special effects (though there are plenty of flourishes in that department). The film is actually quite grap... Read full article


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