Thursday, November 15, 2012

Up a Wall



In 1902, Georges Méliès created a comical little film that showed a dancer running up a wall and performing handsprings in mid-air.  The film, titled The Human Fly, can be viewed below. 

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The film stands today as a forerunner to a number of popular films.


Fred Astaire in Royal Wedding (1950)

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Lionel Richie in "Dancing on the Ceiling" music video (1986)

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Inception (2010)

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