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Directed by Georges Méliès • 1899 • France
Flames burst forth from a dancing woman’s billowing skirt in this brief trick film.
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Directed by Georges Méliès • 1900 • France
Georges Méliès recreates the life and martyrdom of the French national icon.
Directed by Georges Méliès • 1902 • France
A group of astronomers discover a fantastical and fearsome world on the moon in cinema’s very first science-fiction film.
Directed by Georges Méliès • 1903 • France
Georges Méliès himself stars as the eponymous hero of Daniel Defoe’s classic adventure novel.