The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal (1985)

Director
Arnold Leibovit

Main cast
George Pal; Ray Bradbury; Tony Curtis; Jim Danforth; Joe Dante

Genres
Documentary

Description
Among the legends of Hollywood, George Pal takes his place as a true visionary, an innovator and a showman who profoundly shaped the art of motion pictures. A peer of Walt Disney, Pal pioneered stop motion animation and went on to virtually invent the modern science fiction and fantasy film genres. Pal's extraordinary genius molded a dazzling array of films, which earned an incredible total of eight Academy Awards and left a cinematic legacy that served as formative inspiration for the movies of George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Gene Roddenberry.


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