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Special Effects

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:July 4, 1996
Running time:40 minutes
Cast:John Lithgow, Jean Bolte, Carl N. Frederick, Anthony Daniels
Director:Ben Burtt
Producer:Laurel Ladevich, Paula Apsell
Writer:Susanne Simpson, Ben Burtt
Distributor:NOVA/WGBH Boston

Description: Movie illusions come alive on the giant IMAX screen. Take your audiences behind closed doors to discover how movie makers create a world where anything can happen. See King Kong's final battle in modern-day San Francisco, as well as starship chase scenes choreographed with original Star Wars models, newly reshot with the awesome IMAX technology. Special Effects features breath-taking visual effects from four recent motion pictures using state-of-the-art filmmaking techniques, including Star Wars Trilogy Special Edition and Independence Day, both distributed by Twentieth Century Fox, Jumanji from TriStar Pictures, Inc., and Kazaam from Interscope Communications, Inc.

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