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George Pal Presentation

  1. 1. George Pal
  2. 2. Early Life • George Pal was born in Hungary on February 1st 1908. • He attended the Budapest Academy of Arts and graduated in 1928, at age 20. • Three years later he invented the “Pal-Doll” better know as ‘Puppetoons’.
  3. 3. • At age 32 he emigrated from Europe, and moved to America to began work for Paramount Pictures. • Following five films he made for Horlicks Malted Milk. • In the 1940s he made a series called ‘Puppetoons’, which lead him to be awarded an honorary Oscar in 1943.
  4. 4. Examples of Work • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQmiqym o7Og • Part of his series ‘Puppetoons’ 1940’s
  5. 5. Awards • In 1950 he made the film Destination Moon, and received a special effects Oscar for his work. • He also received an Oscar for his special effects work on The War of the Worlds 1953. • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9T9f3U bGuo
  6. 6. • One of George Pal’s most famous films was ‘The Time Machine’ in 1960.
  7. 7. Achievements • Over his career he was awarded 6 Oscars • Inspired Arnold Lebovit to create a documentary about him.
  8. 8. Quotes
  9. 9. • He died on May the second 1980 at the age of 72.

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