Has anyone noticed the iconic shot of the Man in the Moon seen in Georges Méliès’ Trip to the Moon is slightly different than the popular image? If so, why is it different? (The image seen in my avatar is the actual one seen in the film)
The actual shot is kind of gory. Stuff is running out of the Moon’s pierced eyeball! I don’t think that’s cheese…
Confirmed by the color version:
Compare that shot to this
His face is slightly different, his lips are different, and the blood is not really pouring, but rather splattered. Anyone have an explanation for this?