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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Brunnet
Farjaut
Kelm
Victor Andre
Jeanne D'Alcy
Henri Delannoy
Depierre
Georges Melies
Directors
George Melies
Screenwriters
Georges Melies
Running Time
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A Trip To The Moon
Moon safari


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Plot
Members of the Astronomic Club land on the moon in a cannon-launched rocket and encounter the malevolent King of the Moon and his Selenite army before escaping back to Earth and a heroes' welcome.


Verdict
Astoundingly ambitious and sophisticated, it's hard to believe it was filmed only seven years after the invention of the medium.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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