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Melies the Magician

1997 Rated NR 3hr 5m

This collection of shorts and film excerpts from illusionist and cinematic innovator Georges Melies showcases his groundbreaking techniques that paved the way to modern filmmaking. Considered to be the father of cinematic special effects, Melies used time-lapse and other methods now fundamental to Hollywood. "The Music Lover," "A Trip to the Moon," "The Infernal Cakewalk" and other examples of Melies's influence are included in this compilation.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W and color; interactive menus; scene access.