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Pal, George

Overview
Works: 198 works in 573 publications in 6 languages and 7,099 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Christmas films  Children's films  Musical films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Short films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, Interviewee, Animator , fmp, Restager , Author, Performer, fmd, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by George Pal
The time machine by George Pal( Visual )

68 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1899, a young scientist invents a time machine that takes him into the future of the 20th century and beyond
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

50 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Martian spacecraft lands near the small southern California city of Linda Rosa. Disaster ensues
When worlds collide( Visual )

16 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's Science-Fiction extravaganzas all pay tribute to this pioneering classic from Producer George Pal (The War of the Worlds), which won an Oscar? for its spectacular special effects. An impending collision with a runaway star signals the destruction of earth. The government refuses to listen to scientists, but private industrialists finance the building of a spaceship, which will carry a limited number of people to another planet to begin a new civilization. As doomsday approaches, they race against time and the panic of those who will be left behind. The potential pulverizing impact of the collision, the massive tidal waves and devastating earthquakes and the final cosmic smashup make a chilling panorama of disaster. The balance between human and planetary drama is excellently maintained as the movie builds to its fascinating, unforgettable climax. The government refuses to listen to scientists, but private industrailist finance the building of a spaceship, which will carry a limited numer of people to another planet to begiin a new civilization. As doomsday approaches, they race against time and the panic of those who will be left behind. The potential pulverizing impact of the collision, the massive titdal waves and devastating earthquakes, and the final cosmic smashup make a chilling panorama of disaster. The balance between human and planetary drama is excellently maintained as the movie builds to its fascinating, unforgettable climax
7 faces of Dr. Lao by George Pal( Visual )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly Chinese magician comes into a small western town facing a crisis of identity. He puts on a show filled with mythic characters who force the townspeople to review their values and lives. After transforming the townspeople he leaves town
A Christmas wish by Jimmy Durante( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of Rupert, a lovable trained squirrel who unknowingly helps a family of vaudeville performers who are down on their luck
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container
The naked jungle by Byron Haskin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlton Heston is the powerful, brooding owner of a plantation in the wild and treacherous South American jungle. Eleanor Parker is his charming American mail-order bride. But Heston is wary of the beautiful and talented Parker, and wonders why she would leave America for the rigors of jungle life. They?re both threatened by the advance of billions of relentless killer ants who are making their way across the jungle? cutting a path of creeping horror which is 20 miles long and two miles wide
Tom Thumb by Fritz Baur( Visual )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Thumb, the son of a woodcutter, is only 5 1/2 inches tall. Tom overcomes hard luck and huge obstacles while saving his parents from harm
Saved from the flames : 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A unique and wonderful collection of 54 rare and restored short films from the inflammable years of cinema. Movies were once made on nitrate film stock, which has a chemical composition similar to gunpowder and is highly vulnerable to fire and decay.This remarkable seven-hour anthology, organized in eight thematic groups over three DVDs, presents amazing treasures from the vaults of Lobster Films in Paris and from the Blackhawk Films Collection, rescued during half a century of gathering movies from the nitrate era."--Container
The great Rupert( Visual )

22 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jimmy Durante plays the patriarch of a faded vaudeville team who suddenly finds a great deal of money hidden in his house. The authorities suspect Durante of being a thief, but in fact the culprit is a beneficent squirrel named Rupert. Once everything is straightened out, Durante makes a triumphant return to the stage, with Rupert as his 'teammate.'"--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
The Puppetoon movie( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasia of puppet animation, including the artistic contribution of hundreds of Puppetoon animators
Persuade me( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven films designed to influence, including a vintage promotional film of a French-dubbed Laurel & Hardy, theatrical advertisements featuring Michel Simon and Jacques Tati, a 1938 George Pal puppet animation, three WW-II era musical shorts, two political campaign films, and the National Film registry selection Master Hands, a paean to the 1936 Chevrolet automobile
The Wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm by Henry Levin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early nineteenth century, the brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are commissioned to write a family history for a local Duke. However, Wilhelm would rather spend his time dreaming of fairies, elves, knights and princesses
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four classic science fiction movies produced between 1956 and 1973
The fantasy film worlds of George Pal( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the legends of Hollywood George Pal takes his place as a true visionary, innovator and showman who profoundly shaped the art of motion pictures. A pioneer in stop motion animation he went on to invent the modern science fiction and fantasy film genres. This documentary explores Pal's life and work with rare interviews with Pal and reminiscences from his contemporaries. Also included are extensive film highlights
Holiday collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four holiday favorites filled to the brim with heartwarming Christmas spirit
The war of the worlds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When worlds collide: When scientists discover a distant planet is on a catastrophic collision course with Earth, the government refuses to believe the evidence. It's now up to private citizens to finance and build a spaceship to carry a limited number of people and animals to another planet to begin a new civilization. Massive tidal waves, earthquakes, the impending destruction of our world and deciding who gets to live or die brings out the best and worst in people
Doc Savage : the man of bronze( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc Savage treks to the Valley of the Vanished to confront the power-hungry Captain Seas
Conquest of space( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a spaceship is bound for Mars, the commander questions the mission, calls it blasphemy, and threatens to destroy it. An adventure rooted in 1950's understanding of space exploration
Atlantis : the lost continent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek fisherman Demetrios guides a lost princess home to Atlantis, but is imprisoned there and must fight for his life, before rescuing the princess again as they flee the doomed realm
 
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Alternative Names
George Pal director de cine estadounidense

George Pal Hongaars filmproducent (1908-1980)

George Pal réalisateur américain

George Pal regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

George Pal regizor de film american

George Pal ungarisch-US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und -produzent

Marczincsak, György Pál.

Marczincsák, György Pál 1908-1980

Pal, Georg 1908-1980

Pal, George 1908-1980

Pál, György 1908-1980

Пал, Джордж

ג'ורג' פאל במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

جورج پال

팔, 조지 1908-1980

ジョージ・パル

喬治·帕爾

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