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John Barry (III) (1935–1979)

John Barry was a British production designer. Started his career in the art department of the movie Cleopatra (1963). He is known chiefly for his imaginative design work on "Star Wars" and "Superman: The Movie". Barry got the opportunity to direct the sci-fi movie "Saturn 3" but was replaced during filming. However, he returned to the Star Wars ... See full bio »

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(age 44) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977)
A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange Production Designer
(1971)
Superman
Superman Production Designer
(1978)
Superman II
Superman II Production Designer
(1980)

Filmography

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 1980 Superman II
 1979 Fast Break (uncredited)
 1978 Superman
 1975 Lucky Lady
 1972 Sitting Target (as Jonathan Barry)
 1970 Kelly's Heroes (as Jonathan Barry)
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Movie-goers are skilfully manipulated by film-makers. It's our job to execute effortlessly the 'sleight of hand', if you will. Images flash across the silver screen pretty quickly and audiences shouldn't have time to dwell on what they see.

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