Help Restore Georges Méliès' Grave

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Help Restore Georges Méliès' Grave

Unread post by silentfilm » Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:45 am

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There is a new Kickstarter that has the goal of restoring George Méliès' gravesite. It is run by the family and will pay for the complete restoration of the grave. Stretch goals are to pay for 12 years upkeep and a Melies website.

The main goal is €36,000, or about $40,000 to address these issues:
  • A green stain from the bust has overtaken the grave
  • 1 iron post has been stolen a few years ago
  • 2 irons posts blew up the stone and fall
  • 2 corners of the grave are broken
  • 5 iron posts must be treated
  • The chains have been stolen many years ago
  • The lettering (more than 120 letters) is indistinct
  • The bust and the grave need to be cleaned
  • The porous stone is damaged.

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Re: Help Restore Georges Méliès' Grave

Unread post by boblipton » Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:34 pm

I got a "404 Site Not Found" when I clicked on the link. Let's see if this:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/20 ... erm=Melies

is any better.

Bob
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Re: Help Restore Georges Méliès' Grave

Unread post by silentfilm » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:10 am

Thanks, I fixed the link.

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Re: Help Restore Georges Méliès' Grave

Unread post by boblipton » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:42 pm

Just got an email update: little time left, and still 9K short.

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