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George Pal (1908–1980)

George Pal was born on February 1, 1908, in Cegled, Austria-Hungary. Later, when he was still a child, his stage-entertainer parents divorced, and he was raised by his grandparents. In 1928, Pal graduated from the Budapest Academy of Arts with a degree in Architecture and highly developed drawing skills. There were no opportunities for an Architect... See full bio »

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Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1962 The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (fairy tales segments)
 1958 tom thumb
 1957 The Big Fun Carnival (archive footage)
 1947 Rhapsody in Wood (Short)
 1947 Date with Duke (Short)
 1947 Tubby the Tuba (Short)
 1947 Wilbur the Lion (Short)
 1947 Shoe Shine Jasper (Short)
 1946 Together in the Weather (Short)
 1946 Olio for Jasper (Short)
 1945 Jasper's Booby Traps (Short)
 1945 My Man Jasper (Short)
 1945 Jasper and the Beanstalk (Short)
 1945 Jasper's Close Shave (Short)
 1945 Jasper's Minstrels (Short)
 1945 Jasper Tell (Short)
 1945 Hot Lips Jasper (Short)
 1944 A Hatful of Dreams (Short)
 1944 Two-Gun Rusty (Short)
 1944 Jasper's Paradise (Short)
 1944 Jasper Goes Hunting (Short)
 1944 Say Ah, Jasper (Short)
 1944 Package for Jasper (Short)
 1943 Good Night Rusty (Short)
 1943 Jasper Goes Fishing (Short)
 1943 The Little Broadcast (Short)
 1943 The Truck That Flew (Short)
 1943 Jasper's Music Lesson (Short)
 1943 Bravo, Mr. Strauss (Short)
 1943 Jasper and the Choo-Choo (Short)
 1942 Mr. Strauss Takes a Walk (Short)
 1942 Sky Princess (Short)
 1942 Tulips Shall Grow (Short)
 1941 Rhythm in the Ranks (Short)
 1941 The Gay Knighties (Short)
 1941 Hoola Boola (Short)
 1941 Dipsy Gypsy (Short)
 1941 Western Daze (Short)
 1938 Philips Broadcast of 1938 (Short)
 1938 Radiorør-revolusjonen (Short)
 1938 Sky Pirates
 1938 South Sea Sweethearts (Short)
 1936 Sinbad
 1936 Vier Asse (Short)
 1936 Ether Symphony (Short)
 1935 The Magic Atlas (Short)
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Personal Quote:

None of my past films are my favorites. My next film is always my favorite. I don't like to cry over something that didn't turn out. I always try to do better the next film. See more »

Trivia:

Unfinished or unmade film projects to which George Pal committed his personal time, money, and energy include "After Worlds Collide" (Paramount, 1955) - a sequel to When Worlds Collide (1951) - unmade due to the poor returns of Conquest of Space (1955); "Logan's Run" (MGM, 1968) - unmade due to poor returns of The Power (1968), eventually made by Saul David as Logan's Run (1976); "When The ... See more »

Trademark:

Appearance of Woody Woodpecker somewhere in all the films he either produced, directed, or both.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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