A Trip to the Moon

Today in Movie History: September 1

September’s a bad month for movies but we’ve got a few gems in there, and we’ll start with one of the earliest classics ever made. A Trip to the Moon, Georges Melies’s amalgamation of Jules Verne, H.G. Wells and good old-fashioned stage magic, awakened the possibilities of the medium and set the stage for over 100 years of movie miracles to follow. The …