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L. B. Abbott

Lenwood Ballard "Bill" Abbott, A.S.C. also known as L. B. Abbott (13 June 1908, Pasadena, California – 28 September 1985, Los Angeles) was a special effects expert, cinematographer and cameraman. [1]

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American Society of Cinematographers

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), founded in 1919, is an educational, cultural, and professional organization.

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman (who won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the film).

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Camera operator

A camera operator, also called a cameraman or a camerawoman, is a professional operator of a film or video camera.

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Cinematographer

A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for achieving artistic and technical decisions related to the image.

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Doctor Dolittle

Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting starting with the 1920 The Story of Doctor Dolittle.

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Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage is a 1966 science fiction film written by Harry Kleiner, based on a story by Otto Klement and Jerome Bixby.

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Frank Van der Veer

Frank Van der Veer (June 2, 1921 - January 7, 1982) was an American optical and visual special effects artist who won (and shared) a Special Achievement Academy Award at the 49th Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects for the film King Kong (1976).

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Logan's Run

Logan's Run is a novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson.

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Logan's Run (film)

Logan's Run is a 1976 American science fiction film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett and Peter Ustinov.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Lost in Space

Lost in Space is an American science fiction television series created and produced by Irwin Allen, filmed by 20th Century Fox Television, and broadcast on CBS.

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M*A*S*H (TV series)

M*A*S*H is an American television series developed by Larry Gelbart, adapted from the 1970 feature film MASH (which was itself based on the 1968 novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors, by Richard Hooker).

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Pasadena, California

Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Patton (film)

Patton is a 1970 American epic biographical war film about U.S. General George S. Patton during World War II.

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Planet of the Apes (1968 film)

Planet of the Apes is a 1968 American science fiction film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring Charlton Heston.

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Special Achievement Academy Award

The Special Achievement Award is an Academy Award given for an achievement that makes an exceptional contribution to the motion picture for which it was created, but for which there is no annual award category.

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Special effect

The illusions or tricks of the eye used in the film, television, theatre, video game, and simulator industries to simulate the imagined events in a story or virtual world are traditionally called special effects (often abbreviated as SFX, SPFX, or simply FX).

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still (aka Farewell to the Master and Journey to the World) is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction film from 20th Century Fox, produced by Julian Blaustein, directed by Robert Wise, and starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe and Sam Jaffe.

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The Enemy Below

The Enemy Below is a 1957 war film which tells the story of the battle between the captain of an American destroyer escort and the commander of a German U-boat during World War II.

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The Poseidon Adventure (1972 film)

The Poseidon Adventure is a 1972 American action-adventure disaster film, directed by Ronald Neame, produced by Irwin Allen, and based on Paul Gallico's novel of the same name.

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The Sound of Music (film)

The Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical drama film produced and directed by Robert Wise and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.

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The Time Tunnel

The Time Tunnel is a 1966–1967 U.S. color science fiction TV series, written around a theme of time travel adventure and starring James Darren and Robert Colbert.

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Tora! Tora! Tora!

Tora! Tora! Tora! (トラ・トラ・トラ) is a 1970 American–Japanese war film that dramatizes the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is an American science fiction film, produced and directed by Irwin Allen, released by 20th Century Fox in 1961.

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV series)

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is a 1960s American science fiction television series based on the 1961 film of the same name.

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20th Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (formerly known as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation with hyphen used from its inception until 1985), also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20CFFC, TCF, Fox 2000 Pictures or simply Fox is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American film studios.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L._B._Abbott

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