Born December 8, 1861 Cinemagician, Georges Melies!
Magician turned Film-Maker, Georges Méliès 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!
“Cinemagician” George Melies created the short film, A Trip to the Moon in 1902.
Here is a link to the film which you can watch for free on YouTube:
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