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Francis Thompson (I) (1908–2003)

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His film "To Be Alive!" was a three screen film. This process was one of the inspirations for the IMAX film process.

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Known For

To Be Alive!
To Be Alive! Director
(1964)
N.Y., N.Y.
N.Y., N.Y. Director
(1957)
On the Wing
On the Wing Director
(1986)
Energy! Energy!
Energy! Energy! Director
(1982)

Filmography

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 1986 On the Wing (Short documentary)
 1982 Energy! Energy! (Documentary short)
 1967 We Are Young (Short)
 1964 To Be Alive! (Documentary short)
 1957 N.Y., N.Y. (Short)
 1950 Women of Tomorrow (Documentary short)
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 1986 On the Wing (Short documentary) (producer)
 1986 Frescoes of Diego Rivera (Video documentary short) (executive producer)
 1982 The Quiet Collector: Andrew Mellon Remembered (executive producer)
 1979 Living Planet (Documentary short) (producer)
 1974 City Out of Wilderness (Documentary short) (producer)
 1964 To the Fair! (Documentary short) (producer)
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 1976 To Fly! (Documentary short) (written by)
 1964 To Be Alive! (Documentary short) (concept)
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 1964 To Be Alive! (Documentary short)
 1957 N.Y., N.Y. (Short) (uncredited)
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 1961 The Sand Castle (special effects)
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 1957 N.Y., N.Y. (Short) (optical lens design - uncredited)
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His film "To Be Alive!" was a three screen film. This process was one of the inspirations for the IMAX film process.

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