WorldCat Identities

Dunn, Linwood G.

Works: 13 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 381 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Musicals  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Linwood G Dunn
The ASC treasury of visual effects by American Society of Cinematographers( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry of two street gangs- the Jets and the Sharks. When Jets member Tony falls for Maria, the sister of the Sharks leader, it's more than these two warring gangs can handle. And as mounting tensions rise, a battle to the death ensues and innocent blood is shed in a heartbreaking finale."--Container
Optical illusions( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual collection of optical and color perception illusions
Linwood Dunn : an American Film Institute seminar on his work : [held April 18, 1973] by Linwood G Dunn( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most dangerous game follows big game hunter, Bob Rainsford, (Joel McCrea), as he becomes quarry for another, the opulently deranged Count Zaroff, (floridly played by Leslie Banks). The strong story and theme, excellent production values, vigorous action and fast pacing make The most dangerous game an exciting and more than satisfying entertainment after eighty years. Both picture and sound are scrupulously restored in high definition from the original 35mm studio fine grain master positive. The most dangerous game is a superb, pre-Code action-adventure film. Based upon a famous short story by Richard Connell, it represents one of high ponts in the careers of filmmaking team Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Utilizing some of the amazing sets made for their most famous colaboration,King Kong, the film is sometimes thought of as a place-holder to keep key cast and crew available during Kong's lengthy animation schedule. This included actors Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Noble Johnson and Steve Clemento, as well as editor Archie Marshek, composer Max Steiner, sound effects expert Murray Spivak, illustrators Mario Larrinaga and Byron Crabbe, and optical effects wizards Vernon Walker and Linwood Dunn
An evening of special visual effects : October 9, 1978( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film reality and film fantasy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Linwood Dunn (a Hollywood special effects specialist) and Robert Abel discuss the making of film illusions
Special effects by Mark P Gottlieb( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Host Elwy Yost examines the craft and magic of "special effects" in the movies with director Bruce Pittman, special effects specialist Joe Zomar, and optical effects genius of "King Kong" and "Citizen Kane", Linwood Dunn
Linwood G. Dunn papers by Linwood G Dunn( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Linwood G. Dunn papers span the years 1940s-1980s and encompass circa 37 linear feet. The collection consists of miscellaneous papers, including production-related files; client and project files; correspondence; contracts; notebooks and photographs concerning special effects for various films, including those from RKO in 1940s; and material documenting Dunnʼs lectures and presentations at festivals and colleges. There is material on Film Effects of Hollywood, including contract files and financial statements
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Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.19 for West Side ... to 0.99 for Dunn, Linw ...)

West Side Story
Alternative Names
Dunn, Linwood

Linwood G. Dunn American special effects pioneer

Linwood G. Dunn Amerikaans director of photography (1904-1998)

Linwood G. Dunn US-amerikanischer Spezialeffekt-Künstler


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