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George Melies Elizabeth Ezra

George Melies

Elizabeth Ezra

Published September 2nd 2000
ISBN : 9780719053955
Hardcover
208 pages
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Before the turn of the 20th century, before the nickelodeon, even before the first cinemas, George Melies began making movies. In addition to the fairy tales and fantasies for which he is best known, he made films in every genre from newsreels andMoreBefore the turn of the 20th century, before the nickelodeon, even before the first cinemas, George Melies began making movies. In addition to the fairy tales and fantasies for which he is best known, he made films in every genre from newsreels and commercial advertisements to science fiction and pornography. This major study of Meliess films interprets his work using the tools of modern film analysis and explores several myths about Meliess role in film history.