All posts tagged: magic

Cool Dude 2

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beauty / craft / film / history / inspiration / video / vintage

Georges Méliès (1861-1938) was the man who created a world of wonder never seen before. As a young boy he fabricated cardboard puppet theaters and marionettes. Later as a trained illusionist he created his own magic tricks and special effects for performances at his own theater. He was also the director, producer, writer, set and costume designer.  After seeing a demonstration of the Lumière brothers’ cinematograph he was blown away. Fascinated with this new technology […]

I Wanna Be Like You

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family / film / love / music

The past couple of days I’ve been seriously enjoying the swinging magic of King Louie. In search of something real to watch with my two year old I stumbled across this classic clip from the film Jungle Book and was instantly transported back to days when Disney really did create magic. My daughter now asks to see the “ou-ou-monkey-music” every morning and I simply cannot stop grinning when Baloo the Bear gets infected with the […]