Thursday, December 8, 2011

Georges Méliès 150 - December 8, 2011

Today is the 150th birthday of the original film auteur, Georges Méliès. Méliès was a magician who also managed the Theatre Robert-Houdin in Paris.  He was a pioneer in creating special effects.  This image is from one of this most famous films, the 1902 production "L'homme à la tête de Caoutchouc" (The Man With the India Rubber Head").

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