Fantastic voyages of the cinematic imagination : Georges Méliès's Trip to the moon /

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Imprint:Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2011.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 259 pages) : illustrations.
Series:The SUNY series, horizons of cinema
SUNY series, horizons of cinema.
Subject:Méliès, Georges, -- 1861-1938 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Méliès, Georges, -- 1861-1938.
Trip to the moon (Motion picture)
Trip to the moon (Motion picture)
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism.
Motion pictures.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Motion pictures.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Solomon, Matthew.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Other form:Print version: Fantastic voyages of the cinematic imagination. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2011 9781438435817
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • A trip to the movies: Georges Méliès, filmmaker and magician (1861-1938) / Paolo Cherchi Usai
  • Theatricality, narrativity, and trickality : reevaluating the cinema of Georges Méliès / André Gaudreault
  • A trip to the moon : a composite film / Thierry Lefebvre
  • First-footing on the moon : Méliès's debt to Verne and Wells and his influence in Great Britain / Ian Christie
  • Distance does not exist : Méliès, le cinéma, and the moon / Murray Pomerance
  • Shooting into outer space : reframing modern vision / Tom Gunning
  • A trip to the moon as féerie / Frank Kessler
  • A trip to the moon as an American phenomenon / Richard Abel
  • A trip to the fair; or, moon-walking in space / Matthew Solomon
  • The stars might be smiling : a feminist forage into a famous film / Victoria Duckett
  • Impossible voyages and extraordinary adventures in early science fiction cinema : from Robida to Méliès and Marcel Fabre / Antonio Costa
  • No one-way ticket to the moon / Viva Paci.