Wednesday, March 21, 2012
March Melies Madness! - Cinderella [Cendrillon] (1899)
This oldest known film adaptation of Charles Perrault's 1697 fairy tale, Cendrillon, is also the first movie to utilize a dissolve transition between scenes. Méliès accomplished this by closing the lens aperture, rewinding the film, and then re-opening the aperture.
Music performed by Billy Duncan for Change Before Going Productions.