The iconic sci-fi short went on to inspire countless films, including Martin Scorsese's Hugo. A Trip to the Moon is "the artistic heart" of Scorsese's film, Govindini Murty writes in "From Méliès to Montparnasse, a Cultural Cheat Sheet for 'Hugo'." Courtesy of the Internet Archive, this excerpt follows the space travelers as they land on the Moon and explore its fantastical landscapes.
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