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Georges Melies: First Wizard of Cinema 1896-1913

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Editorial Reviews

This early wizard of modern filmmaking set a tempo for things to come. This collection celebrates 173 rare, original silent films by Georges Meliess, painstakingly gathered by Eric Lange and David Shepard, including his first film Partie de Cartes (1896) right on through to his last Voyage de la Famille Bourrichon (1913) on 5 DVDs. 1896-1913. (B&W/13 hrs/NR/fullscreen)


Special Features

Le Grand Méliès (Georges Franju, 1953)- A half-hour introductory film featuring Méliès' widow (who performed in many Méliès films) and André Méliès portraying his father. 36 Page Booklet includes: HOMAGE TO GEORGES MÉLIÈS by Norman McLaren, NOTES ON THE WORK OF GEORGES MÉLIÈS by John Frazer, and ANNOTATED FILM INDEX.

Product details

  • Actors: Georges Melies
  • Directors: Georges Melies
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Black & White, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 5
  • Rated:
    PG
    Parental Guidance Suggested
  • Studio: Flicker Alley
  • DVD Release Date: March 11, 2008
  • Run Time: 782 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0013K8J90
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