1902 in film
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The year 1902 in film involved some significant events.
- March 10 - Circuit Court's decision disallows Thomas Edison from having a monopoly on motion picture technology.
- April 2 - Thomas Lincoln Tally opens the Electric Theater, the first permanent movie theater, in Los Angeles. Tally co-founded the First National Exhibitors Circuit in 1917.
- Georges Méliès creates the film A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage dans la Lune), which in one scene features the animated human face of the moon being struck in the eye by a rocket.
- William Wardell invents an 11 mm amateur film format, Vitak.
Films released in 1902
- A Trip to the Moon
- Jack and the Beanstalk (1902 Short Film)
- The Coronation of Edward VII
- The Man with the Rubber Head
- Quo Vadis?, directed by Lucien Nonguet and Ferdinand Zecca
- Snow White
- Le Voyage de Gulliver à Lilliput et chez les géants