Category: france

Georges Melies’ A Trip to the Moon premiered on this day in 1902.

Art by Moebius, aka Jean Giraud.

The actual moon trip in A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage dans la Lune), 1902, directed by Georges Méliès.

A British soldier fits gas masks on horses, France, 1918.

(Geheugen van Nederland)

Moebius art on the cover of the user guide for the Matra Alice computer from France, first sold in 1983.

From The Canadian Free Press, December 6, 1889, published in the town of Canadian, Texas.

Anna Karina and Eddie Constantine in a still for Alphaville (1965)

Le Voyage dans la Lune, art by Georges Méliès.

September 8, 1850: Aeronaut George Gale flies the Royal Cremorne balloon above France.

(New York Public Library)

July 20, 1969 – In Paris, France, a family watches the Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong setting foot on the Moon.