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Roy Pomeroy (1892–1947)


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Known For

Shock Director
Inside the Lines
Inside the Lines Director
Interference Director
The Rough Riders
The Rough Riders Special Effects


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 1927 The Rough Riders (special effects)
 1927 Wings (engineering effects - uncredited)
 1926 Old Ironsides (special effects - uncredited)
 1924 Peter Pan (special effects - uncredited)
 1923 The Ten Commandments (special effects - uncredited)
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 1934 Shock
 1928 Interference (sound version, as Roy J. Pomeroy)
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 1924 Feet of Clay (technical director)
 1923 The Ten Commandments (technical director)
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 1934 Shock (story)
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 1928 Speedy (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1924 Peter Pan (assistant director)
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 1930 Inside the Lines (associate producer)

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Alternate Names:

Roy J. Pomeroy

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Pioneer special effects innovator at Paramount in the 1920's. He devised the parting of the seas sequence for The Ten Commandments (1923) and was the only recipient of the short-lived 'Engineering Effects' category at the Oscars. See more »

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