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The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (redirected from The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selnick)

Page history last edited by Robert W. Maloy 10 months, 1 week ago

 

Book Summary from the National Book Foundation

 
Black and white charcoal drawings tell the story of a 12 year-old orphan who lives alone in a Paris train station; the story reveals the history of early cinema, the role of Georges Melies, and mechanics of clocks.

Book Summary from Wikipedia

Book Trailer on YouTube


Welcome to The Invention of Hugo Cabret

  Brian Selznick Biography

Explore Hugo Cabret has interactive online activities for students and teachers

 

Paris Train Station Window, 2009
Paris Train Station Window, 2009

 

Georges Méliès


Georges Méliès
Historical Connections

About George Melies

Biography of George Melies from TCM

 

 


Go here for a selection from the film Le Voyage Dans La Lune

 

 

An Excerpt from A Trip to the Moon

 


A Trip to the Moon and Five Other Free Films by Georges Melies, the Father of Special Effects

 

 

  Link to Alice Guy-Blache, Pioneering Woman Filmmaker

 

 

 

 

 Fantasmagorie (1908) by Emil Cohl

 

  • First animated film using hand-drawn illustrations

 

 

  Steamboat Willie (1928)

 

  • First Mickey Mouse cartoon 

 

 

Fantasia (1940)

 

  • Animation set to classical music by Disney 

 

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