WorldCat Identities

O'Brien, Willis 1886-1962

Overview
Works: 68 works in 140 publications in 5 languages and 1,242 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monster films  Action and adventure films  Film remakes  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Fantasy films  Children's films  Animal films 
Roles: Producer, Author, tcd, Production personnel, Director, spe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Willis O'Brien
The lost world by Harry O Hoyt( Visual )

39 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expedition discovers a forgotten plateau in South America where dinosaurs are still a reality. They finally return to London with the living proof of their discovery, a Brontosaurus that proceeds to run amok in the London streets
History of animation : origins of American animation (1900-1921)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
The origins of film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early feature and short films held by the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division that illustrate the history of film from 1900-1926
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

20 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film producer on safari brings back a giant ape which terrorizes New York
Origins of American animation, 1900-1921( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, 21 complete films and two fragments, showcases the best of the Library of Congress's animated cartoons from the first decades of this century, an era full of surprises and experimentation. Featuring Krazy Kat, Bobby Bumps, Dud, Mutt & Jeff, the Katzenjammer Kids, Gertie, and others, as well as WWI-era war cartoons
Animation, the beginning. 1906-1927( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of animated films dating from 1906 to 1927
Before Mickey : an animated anthology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five silent animated short films made between 1900 and 1928, with piano accompaniment. Featuring Felix, Bobby Bumps, Alice, and others
The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Challenger, the man of vision who persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast excapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head
Before Mickey : an animated anthology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five silent animated short films (some with live-action) made between 1900 and 1928, with piano accompaniment. Featuring Felix, Bobby Bumps, Alice, and others
The lost world( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Challenger, the man of vision who persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast excapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head
Stop-motion marvels! : featuring the Kinex collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early examples of stop-motion animation, featuring rare Kinex films, originally made in Hollywood for distribution to the new "home movie" market of the 1920's. Also includes early silent examples by the medium's pioneers including J. Stuart Blackton and Willis O'Brien
Cartoon classics. early animation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine silent era animated films, some with music scores
Cartoon classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six silent era animated films, three with music scores
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When aggressive entrepreneur Max O'Hara discovers a pretty young girl and her pet gorilla in Africa, he ships them off to Hollywood and makes the ten-foot ape the star of a "Super-colossal" night club act. After an astounding floor show, a group of rowdy drunks feed liquor to Mighty Joe, and he goes ape! He tears the nightclub apart in a scene of frenzy and destruction. But can ther otherwise gentle giant redeem himself after wreaking such havoc?
Cartoon classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six animated cartoon classics from the silent era
The Einstein theory of relativity by Garrett Putman Serviss( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Movie animation by Max Fleischer, with book by Garrett P Serviss, special bonus Fleischer movie, "Evolution" including special effects by original King Kong creator Willis O'Brien."--Publisher website
Cartoon classics. early animation (1906-1926)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine cartoons from the early days of cinema, originally issued from 1906 to 1926
Willis O'Brien primitives( Visual )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of short films demonstrating the stop-motion animation techniques developed by Willis O'Brien. Part of a test film made by O'Brien about 1931 for Merian C. Cooper, producer and director of King Kong
Willis O'Brien primitives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of short films demonstrating the stop-motion animation techniques developed by Willis O'Brien
A pleasant evening; a play in one act for three men and a part of a fourth by Willis O'Brien( Book )

3 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
O'Brien, Willis 1886-1962

Willis O’Brien US-amerikanischer Tricktechniker

Willis O'Brien

Willis O'Brien Amerikaans filmregisseur

Willis O'Brien animatore e regista statunitense

Willis O'Brien cinéaste américain

Уиллис О’Брайан

ویلیس اچ. اوبرایان

ウィリス・オブライエン

威利斯·奧布里

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