Jules Verne: A Trip to the Moon
Today is the birthday of the great science fiction pioneer Jules Verne (1828-1905), a great favorite of my youth as he no doubt was of yours. And if you are one of those impediments to human progress who don’t read books, you’ve no doubt at least seen the movie versions of Around the World in 80 Days; 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea; or Journey to the Center of the Earth.
But this early adaptation of a Verne story by Georges Méliès remains perhaps the best:
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