the films of george méliès drop-in screenings

image from a trip to the moon
A Trip to the Moon
The films of French film pioneer George Méliès draw on the illusions of nineteenth century stage shows. Sometimes referred to as the Cinemagician, Méliès is one of the earliest masters of special effects.

Screening on rotation in the Screen Pit, this selection of ten silent films includes The Vanishing Lady (1896), The Brahmin and the Butterfly (1900), Indiarubber Head (1901), Reproduction: Coronation Ceremonies (1902), the landmark A Trip to the Moon (1902), The Mysterious Box (1903), The Marvellous Wreath (1903), The Melomaniacs (1903), The Bewitched Trunk (1904), The Four Hundred Tricks of the Devil (1906) and The Knight of the Black Art (1905).


Dates   Thu 7 Dec - Sat 9 Dec 2006, 10am  - 6pm daily
Thu 14 Dec - Sat 16 Dec 2006, 10am  - 6pm daily
Thu 18 Jan - Sat 20 Jan 2007, 10am  - 6pm daily
Thu 1 Feb - Sat 3 Feb 2007, 10am  - 6pm daily
Thu 8 Feb - Sat 10 Feb 2007, 10am  - 6pm daily
Location  
Admission   Free!
 
 
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