WorldCat Identities

O'Brien, Willis 1886-1962

Overview
Works: 52 works in 139 publications in 5 languages and 1,237 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Monster films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Silent films  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, Author, tcd, Production personnel, Director, spe
Classifications: PN1997, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Willis O'Brien
The lost world by Harry O Hoyt( Visual )

35 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Challenger, the man of vision who persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast excapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head
History of animation origins of American animation (1900-1921)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
The lost world by Harry O Hoyt( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rond 1900 stuit een Britse expeditie in de Zuid-Amerikaanse regenwouden op dinosaurussen en moet halsoverkop vluchten om het vege lijf te redden
The origins of film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early feature and short films held by the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division that illustrate the history of film from 1900-1926
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

21 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film producer on safari brings back a giant ape which terrorizes New York
Origins of American animation 1900-1921( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation
Animation, the beginning. 1906-1927( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of animated films dating from 1906 to 1927
Before Mickey an animated anthology( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five silent animated short films made between 1900 and 1928, with piano accompaniment
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Challenger, the man of vision who persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast excapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head
Willis O'Brien primitives( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of short films demonstrating the stop-motion animation techniques developed by Willis O'Brien
Cartoon classics. early animation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine silent era animated films, some with music scores
Stop-motion marvels! : featuring the Kinex collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early examples of stop-motion animation, featuring rare Kinex films, originally made in Hollywood for distribution to the new "home movie" market of the 1920's. Also includes early silent examples by the medium's pioneers including J. Stuart Blackton and Willis O'Brien
Go Diego go! by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in German and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When aggressive entrepreneur Max O'Hara discovers a pretty young girl and her pet gorilla in Africa, he ships them off to Hollywood and makes the ten-foot ape the star of a "Super-colossal" night club act. After an astounding floor show, a group of rowdy drunks feed liquor to Mighty Joe, and he goes ape! He tears the nightclub apart in a scene of frenzy and destruction. But can ther otherwise gentle giant redeem himself after wreaking such havoc?
Cartoon classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six silent era animated films, three with music scores
The Einstein theory of relativity the book & the DVD by Garrett Putman Serviss( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Movie animation by Max Fleischer, with book by Garrett P Serviss, special bonus Fleischer movie, "Evolution" including special effects by original King Kong creator Willis O'Brien."--Publisher website
Cartoon classics Bugs Bunny by Cartoon Classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six animated cartoon classics from the silent era
Cartoon classics. early animation (1906-1926)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine cartoons from the early days of cinema, originally issued from 1906 to 1926
The beast of Hollow Mountain The Neanderthal man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Neanderthal man: In a peaceful town of the High Sierras, Professor Cliff Groves sets out to prove his unpopular theory that primitive man was the intellectual equal of ourselves. Using himself as a guinea pig, he begins a series of dangerous injections which, when previously tested on an ordinary house cat, produced a sabre-toothed tiger. Groves soon reverts to primal man, a cunning, hungry animal with the uncontrollable urge to kill
The dinosaur and the missing link, a prehistoric tragedy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1917 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses clay animation to tell a story of prehistoric times. Three suitors, named the Duke, Stonejaw Steve, and Theophilus Ivoryhead, compete for the hand of Miss Araminta Rockface. Ivoryhead, an unassuming weakling, wins her hand when the others mistakenly believe that he has killed a large ape which was actually felled by a dinosaur
A pleasant evening; a play in one act for three men and a part of a fourth by Willis O'Brien( Book )

3 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The lost world
Alternative Names
O'Brien, Willis 1886-1962

Willis O’Brien US-amerikanischer Tricktechniker

Willis O'Brien

Willis O'Brien Amerikaans filmregisseur

Willis O'Brien animatore e regista statunitense

Willis O'Brien cinéaste américain

Уиллис О’Брайан

ویلیس اچ. اوبرایان

ウィリス・オブライエン

威利斯·奧布里

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