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On May 3, 1912, the French illusionist and film director released what is considered as his greatest masterpiece.

Described as "the father of special effects" and hailed for his pioneering visual techniques, Georges Melies, the French illusionist and film director, released on this day more than a hundred years ago what is considered his greatest masterpiece: The Conquest of the Pole.

In its honour, Google changed its logo to its first VR and 360-degree interactive Doodle to commemorate the anniversary of his silent film which was released on May 3, 1912. 

This is his story:

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