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Willis O'Brien : special effects genius

Willis O'Brien : special effects genius

Author: Steve Archer
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1993.
Series: McFarland classics, no. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides a synopsis, film reviews and full credits for Willis O'Brien's movies.

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Archer, Steve, 1957-
Willis O'Brien.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1993
Named Person: Willis O'Brien; Willis O'Brien; Willis O'Brien; Willis O'Brien
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Archer
ISBN: 0899508332 9780899508337 0786405732 9780786405732
OCLC Number: 27265074
Description: xi, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Films. 1. Silent and Sound (1915-1936). Silent shorts; The Ghost of Slumber Mountain; The Lost World; Creation; King Kong; The Son of Kong; The Last Days of Pompeii; The Dancing Pirate. 2. One Out of Four (1938-1950). War Eagles; Gwangi; Mighty Joe Young; The Valley of the Mist. 3. Color, Cinemascope, Cinerama and Low Budgets (1952-1962). This Is Cinerama; The Beast of Hollow Mountain; The Animal World; The Black Scorpion; The Giant Behemoth; The Lost World (remake); King Kong vs. Frankenstein; It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World --
pt. II. Story Ideas. 4. Ideas for Films. The Story of Emilio and Guloso; Bounty; The Westernettes; The Littlest Torero; The Littlest Wetback; The Little Wetback; The Bubbles; The Eagle; Umbah; Matilda, or The Isle of Women; The Last of the Oso Si-Papu; Baboon: A Tale about a Yeti; The Elephant Rustlers. 5. Ideas for Television. Preposterous Inventions; Preface to the Sport of Boxing; Seeing It Through with a Champion; A Visit with Our Boys; A Preface to the Sport of Baseball; Understanding Rodeo --
pt. III. Collaborators. 6. Producers, Directors and Fellow Technicians. Steve Archer; Merian C. Cooper; Jim Danforth; Marcel Delgado; Linwood Dunn; Ray Harryhausen; Harry Hoyt; Peter Peterson; Ernest B. Schoedsack.
Series Title: McFarland classics, no. 14.
Responsibility: by Steve Archer.


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