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George Pal
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Filmmaker
    (February 1, 1908-May 2, 1980)
    Directed 'Sinbad (1936),' 'Sky Pirates (1938),' '500 Hats of Bartholemew Cubbins (1943),' 'tom thumb (1958),' 'Time Machine, The (1960),' 'Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961),' 'The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm(1962) (fairy tale sequences)' & '7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)'
    Wrote 'Doc Savage man of bronze (1975)'
    Also directed puppetoon series of movies featuring the recurring characters 'Jasper' & 'Rusty'
    Produced 'Destination Moon (1950),' 'When Worlds Collide (1951),' 'Houdini (1953),' 'War of the Worlds, The (1953),' 'The Power(1968)' & 'Doc Savage man of bronze (1975)'
    Died while filming 'The Voyage of the Berg (1980) (remained unfinished)'
    Married Zsoka Grandjean (1928)
    Co-authored (with Joe Morhaim) the novel 'Time Machine II'
    By today's standard his films seem cheesy.
    His films starred puppets.
    In his adaptions of H.G.Wells novels, he often took great liberties with the stories.
    The science behind his films was usually flawed.
    After seeing Star Wars he was quoted as saying 'A special effect is as big a star as any in the world.'
    He made a film called 'The Gay Knights.'
    He portrayed a homeless man in his film 'The War of the Worlds.'
    He made epic films which were often set on a global stage.
    He provided a forum for wizards of the industry such as Willis O'Brien, Ray Harryhausen Wah Chang and Gene Warren to show their talent.
    His films have inspired many directors.
    He brought a new vision to the sci-fi genre.
    He fled Germany to escape the Nazi regime.

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