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Jack Rabin (1914–1987)

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His greatest claim to fame occurred during the 1950s when he and his partners, Louis DeWitt and Irving Block, provided special effects for low budget producers. The trio also created some of their own projects.

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 1983 The Alchemist (optical effects)
 1981 Reborn (opticals)
 1980 Humanoids from the Deep (titles and opticals)
 1979 The Darker Side of Terror (TV Movie) (special photographic effects)
 1978 The Bees (visual effects - uncredited)
 1978 Deathsport (mattes: special photographic effects, titles and opticals)
 1975 Return to Macon County (opticals)
 1959-1960 Men Into Space (TV Series) (photographic effects - 14 episodes)
- Flash in the Sky (1960) ... (photographic effects)
- Caves of the Moon (1960) ... (photographic effects)
- Sea of Stars (1960) ... (photographic effects)
- Tankers in Space (1960) ... (photographic effects)
- Quarantine (1959) ... (photographic effects)
 1956-1959 The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (TV Series) (photographic effects - 7 episodes)
- The Adventure of the Diamond Eater (1959) ... (photographic effects)
- Adventure of the Romantic Pigeon (1956) ... (photographic effects)
- Dancing Mouse (1956) ... (photographic effects)
- Wrong Rembrandt (1956) ... (photographic effects)
- Hawaiian Hamzah (1956) ... (photographic effects)
 1959 The Atomic Submarine (special effects designer and creator)
 1959 The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock (special photographic effects)
 1959 The Giant Behemoth (special effects designer and creator)
 1958 Murder by Contract (photographic effects)
  Gunsmoke (TV Series) (optical effects - 47 episodes, 1955 - 1958) (special photographic effects - 34 episodes, 1955 - 1958)
- Land Deal (1958) ... (special photographic effects)
- The Gentleman (1958) ... (special photographic effects)
- Overland Express (1958) ... (special photographic effects)
- Carmen (1958) ... (special photographic effects)
- Chester's Hanging (1958) ... (special photographic effects)
 1958 Thundering Jets (visual effects supervisor)
 1952-1958 Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (photographic effects - 58 episodes)
- All That Glitters (1958) ... (photographic effects - uncredited)
- The Perils of Superman (1958) ... (photographic effects - uncredited)
- The Brainy Burro (1958) ... (photographic effects - uncredited)
- Three in One (1958) ... (photographic effects - uncredited)
- Superman's Wife (1958) ... (photographic effects - uncredited)
 1957-1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (optical effects - 11 episodes)
- The O'Hare Story (1958) ... (optical effects)
- Ella West (1958) ... (optical effects)
- Helen of Abajinian (1957) ... (optical effects)
- No Visitors (1957) ... (optical effects)
- The Colonel and the Lady (1957) ... (optical effects)
  Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (special photographic effects - 1 episode, 1958) (photographic effects - 1 episode, 1957)
- No Time at All (1958) ... (special photographic effects)
- Without Incident (1957) ... (photographic effects)
 1958 Fort Bowie (photographic effects)
 1957 Plunder Road (photographic effects)
 1957 Back from the Dead (optical effects)
 1957 The Unknown Terror (optical effects)
 1957 Bayou (photographic effects - uncredited)
 1957 Monster from Green Hell (special photographic effects)
 1957 Kronos (special effects designer and creator)
 1957 Pharaoh's Curse (photographic effects)
 1957 El coyote (TV Movie) (optical effects)
 1956 The Beast of Hollow Mountain (photographic effects)
 1956 The Black Sleep (photographic effects)
 1956 The Killing (photographic effects)
 1956 Crime Against Joe (photographic effects)
 1956 Comanche (photographic effects)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series) (special photographic effects - 2 episodes)
- If I Were Rich (1955) ... (special photographic effects)
- Honeymoon in Mexico (1955) ... (special photographic effects)
  Treasury Men in Action (TV Series) (visual effects - 15 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (film effects - 3 episodes, 1955)
- Case of the Slippery Eel (1955) ... (visual effects)
- The Case of the Man Trap (1955) ... (visual effects)
- The Case of the Man Next Door (1955) ... (film effects)
- The Case of the Steady Hand (1955) ... (visual effects)
- The Case of the Leather Bags (1955) ... (visual effects)
 1954 Dear Phoebe (TV Series) (visual effects editor - 1 episode)
- The Christmas Show (1954) ... (visual effects editor)
 1954 Beachhead (photographic effects)
 1954 Stamp Day for Superman (Short) (photographic effects - uncredited)
 1953 Cat-Women of the Moon (special effects creator)
 1953 War Paint (photographic effects)
 1953 Invaders from Mars (matte artist - uncredited) / (optical effects - uncredited)
 1952 Ramar of the Jungle (TV Series) (titles and opticals)
 1951 Flight to Mars (special photographic effects - uncredited)
 1951 Unknown World (special photographic effects - as J.R. Rabin)
 1951 The Man from Planet X (optical effects - uncredited)
 1950 Rocketship X-M (special photographic effects creator)
 1949 Reign of Terror (special art effects - as Jack R. Rabin)
 1948 In This Corner (special art effects)
 1948 Man from Texas (matte effects)
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Alternate Names:

J.R. Rabin | J. Rabin | Jack R. Rabin
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Trivia:

His greatest claim to fame occurred during the 1950s when he and his partners, Louis DeWitt and Irving Block, provided special effects for low budget producers. The trio also created some of their own projects.

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