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A Trip to the Moon

A Trip to the Moon is a 1902 French adventure film directed by Georges Melies. Inspired by a wide variety of sources, including Jules Vernes novels From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon, the film follows a group of astronomers who travel to the Moon in a cannon-propelled capsule, explore the Moons surface, escape from an underground group of Selenites, and return to Earth with a captive Selenite. It features an ensemble cast of French theatrical performers, led by Melies himself in the main role of Professor Barbenfouillis, and is filmed in the overtly theatrical style for which M ...

                                               

Gulliver's Travels Among the Lilliputians and the Giants

Le Voyage de Gulliver à Lilliput et chez les Geants, released in the United States as Gullivers Travels Among the Lilliputians and the Giants and in the United Kingdom as Gullivers Travels - In the land of the Lilliputians and the Giants, is a 1902 French short silent film directed by Georges Melies, based on Jonathan Swifts 1726 novel Gullivers Travels.

                                               

Robinson Crusoe (1902 film)

Robinson Crusoe is a 1902 French silent film directed by Georges Melies, based on Daniel Defoes book of the same name.

1902 in film
                                     

ⓘ 1902 in film

  • April 2 – Thomas Lincoln Tally opens the Electric Theater, the first permanent movie theater, in Los Angeles. Tally co-founds the First National Exhibitors Circuit in 1917.
  • August 9 – Georges Melies film The Coronation of Edward VII a staged simulation with inserted actuality footage is first shown in London on the evening of the Coronation itself.
  • William Wardell invents an 11 mm amateur film format, Vitak.
  • March 10 – A Circuit Court decision in the United States ends Thomas Edisons monopoly on 35 mm movie film technology.
  • September 1 – Actor/producer Melies premieres the first science fiction film, the silent A Trip to the Moon Le Voyage dans La Lune, at the Theatre Robert-Houdin in Paris, France; it proves an immediate success. One scene features the animated human face of the moon being struck in the eye by a rocket.
                                     

1. Notable films released in 1902

Ferdinand Zecca

  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Ferdinand Zecca, hand-tinted in 1905 by Segundo de Chomon
  • Quo Vadis?, directed by Lucien Nonguet and Ferdinand Zecca

Georges Melies

  • The Coronation of Edward VII.
  • A Trip to the Moon
  • Le Voyage de Gulliver à Lilliput et chez les geants

Others

  • The Little Match Seller, directed by James Williamson
  • Working Rotary Snow Plows, produced by Edison Studios
  • Snow White, produced by Siegmund Lubin
                                     

1.1. Notable films released in 1902 Ferdinand Zecca

  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Ferdinand Zecca, hand-tinted in 1905 by Segundo de Chomon
  • Quo Vadis?, directed by Lucien Nonguet and Ferdinand Zecca
                                     

1.2. Notable films released in 1902 Georges Melies

  • The Coronation of Edward VII.
  • A Trip to the Moon
  • Le Voyage de Gulliver à Lilliput et chez les geants
                                     

1.3. Notable films released in 1902 Others

  • The Little Match Seller, directed by James Williamson
  • Working Rotary Snow Plows, produced by Edison Studios
  • Snow White, produced by Siegmund Lubin
                                     

2. Births

  • March 27 – Kenneth Macpherson, Scottish-born avant-garde film-maker d. 1971
  • May 21 – Anatole Litvak, Russian-born American filmmaker d. 1974
  • May 30 – Stepin Fetchit, American comedian and film actor d. 1985
  • January 31 – Tallulah Bankhead, American actress d. 1968
  • March 8 – Louise Beavers, African-American film and television actress d. 1962
  • March 28 – Flora Robson, English actress d. 1984
  • May 2 – Brian Aherne, English actor d. 1986
  • March 23 – Philip Ober, American actor d. 1982
  • May 10 – David O. Selznick, American film producer, screenwriter and film studio executive d. 1965
  • May 3 – Walter Slezak, Austrian-born character actor and singer d. 1983
  • July 18
  • June 22 – Marguerite De La Motte, American film actress d. 1950
  • April 25 – Mary Miles Minter, American actress d. 1984
  • May 6 – Max Ophuls, German-born film director d. 1957
  • June 5 – Walter Plunkett, American costume designer d. 1982
  • May 4 – Mona Mårtenson, Swedish film actress d. 1956
  • February 14 – Thelma Ritter, American actress d. 1965
  • Chill Wills, American actor and a singer d. 1978
  • Dimitar Panov, Bulgarian film and theater actor and director d. 1985
  • February 3 – Dolly Rudeman, Dutch film poster designer d. 1980
  • January 2 – Sybil Seely, American silent film actress d. 1984
  • July 1 – William Wyler, German-born American film director, producer and screenwriter d. 1981
  • May 28 – Luis Cesar Amadori, Italian–Argentine film director and screenwriter d. 1977
  • Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress d. 1983
  • Curt Siodmak, Polish-born American novelist and screenwriter d. 2000
  • August 10
  • November 4 – John P. Fulton, American special effects supervisor d. 1966
  • August 11 – Lloyd Nolan, American film and television actor d. 1985
  • October 18 – Miriam Hopkins, American film and TV actress d. 1972
  • September 22 – John Houseman, Romanian-born British-American actor and producer d. 1988
  • October 5 – Larry Fine, American actor, comedian, member of The Three Stooges d. 1975
  • October 28 – Elsa Lanchester, British-born American actress d. 1986
  • Barton MacLane, American actor, playwright and screenwriter d. 1969
  • September 5 – Darryl F. Zanuck, American film producer and studio executive d. 1979
  • December 9 – Margaret Hamilton, American film character actress d. 1985
  • August 22 – Leni Riefenstahl, German film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, photographer, actress, dancer and propagandist for the Nazis d. 2003
  • Ralph Richardson, English actor d. 1983
  • December 19


                                     
  • early fictional films is Georges Melies s A Trip to the Moon from 1902 Most films previous to this had been merely moving images of everyday occurrences
  • 1902 January February March April May June July August September October November December The following events occurred in November 1902 Born: Eugen
  • short black - and - white silent film Some copies have been stencil - coloured in Segundo de Chomon s Barcelona workshop. The film depicts a serpentine dance
  • Events from the year 1902 in France. President: Emile Loubet President of the Council of Ministers: Pierre Waldeck - Rousseau until 7 June Emile Combes
  • manned gliders in 1900 1902 as they worked towards achieving powered flight. They also made preliminary tests with a kite in 1899. In 1911 Orville conducted
  • 1902 January February March April May June July August September October November December The following events occurred in May 1902 A tornado swept over
  • Events in the year 1902 in Germany. Kaiser Wilhelm II Chancellor Bernhard von Bulow King of Bavaria Otto of Bavaria King of Prussia Kaiser Wilhelm
  • films until 1902 In the United States, the Edison Manufacturing Company sold dupes illegally duplicated prints of the film American film piracy became
  • 1902 January February March April May June July August September October November December The following events occurred in July 1902 The Raymond Stampede

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