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Georges Méliès (Marie Georges Jean Méliès)

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Biography

Paris, France
Georges Melies, a professional magician by training, first saw the new "moving pictures" in 1895. Little over a year later, Melies was filming and projecting his own creations. By accident, he discovered that he could use stop-motion photography to render trick visual effects. Melies was also the first to use techniques such as the fade-in, the fade-out, and the dissolve to create the first real narrative films. Melies made over 500 films, but his most famous - A Trip to the Moon (1902) (Voyage to the Moon). Read more...

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Character: Himself - french Illusionist and Filmmaker

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