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O'Brien, Willis 1886-1962

Overview
Works: 58 works in 127 publications in 6 languages and 1,281 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  History  Popular works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Horror films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Director, spe, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about  Willis O'Brien Publications about Willis O'Brien
Publications by  Willis O'Brien Publications by Willis O'Brien
posthumous Publications by Willis O'Brien, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Willis O'Brien
The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 430 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 98 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
Origins of American animation, 1900-1921 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 70 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
King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Figurante sans travail, Ann Darrow est engagée par le réalisateur Carl Denham pour être la vedette de son prochain film. Le Venture, le navire transportant toute l'équipe, atteint Skull Island, une île mystérieuse ou vivrait une créature légendaire vénérée par les indigènes et appelée Kong. Peu après le débarquement sur l'île, Ann est enlevée par les indigènes. Ces derniers souhaitent l'offrir en sacrifice à Kong
Animation, the beginning. 1906-1927 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology of animated films dating from 1906 to 1927
Before Mickey an animated anthology ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-five silent animated short films made between 1900 and 1928, with piano accompaniment
Cartoon classics. early animation ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine silent era animated films, some with music scores
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 15 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 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six silent era animated films, three with music scores
Stop-motion marvels! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 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
El mundo perdido The lost world ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"El profesor George Edward Challenger (Wallace Beery) dirige una expedicion hacia la selva, convencido de que en ese punto del planeta, una meseta del Mato Grosso, sobreviven animales prehistoricos. En su expedicion, el profesor Challenger va acompanado de un periodista (Lewis Stone) y de la hija de cieto explorador perdido (Bessie Love)"--Container
Cartoon classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six animated cartoon classics from the silent era
Willis O'Brien primitives ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of short films demonstrating the stop-motion animation techniques developed by Willis O'Brien
The Einstein theory of relativity the book & the DVD by Garrett Putman Serviss ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 7 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
The lost world Le monde perdu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Multiple languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Le Professeur Challenger affirme qu'une vie préhistorique subsiste quelque part au coeur du Brésil. Pour mettre fin aux moqueries dont il fait l'objet, il organise une expédition qui découvre dans la jungle un plateau : hommes-singes, ptérodactyles, brontosaures. Challenger tient enfin la preuve de l'existence des monstres préhistoriques..."
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 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Le monde perdu by Harry O Hoyt ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Multiple languages and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Professeur Challenger affirme qu'une vie préhistorique subsiste quelque part au coeur du Brésil. Pour mettre fin aux moqueries dont il fait l'objet, il organise une expédition qui découvre dans la jungle un plateau : hommes-singes, ptérodactyles, brontosaures - Challenger tient enfin la preuvre de l'existence des monstres préhistoriques
 
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O'Brien, Willis 1886-1962
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