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Don Trumbull (1909–2004)

Don Trumbull was born on May 27, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Donald Edmund Trumbull. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and Spaceballs (1987). He died on June 7, 2004 in Graeagle, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Spaceballs
Spaceballs Visual Effects
(1987)
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
(1979)

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 1991 Rock-A-Doodle (cine engineer: Apogee Productions)
 1987 Spaceballs (visual effects engineer: Apogee, Inc.)
 1985 Lifeforce (special visual effects crew)
 1982 Firefox (mechanical special effects: Apogee, Inc.)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (mechanical designer: Apogee, Inc.)
 1978 Battlestar Galactica (special mechanical equipment: miniature and optical effects unit)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (camera and mechanical design)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (camera and mechanical design: miniature and optical effects unit)
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 1972 Silent Running (drone units)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (special effects rigger - uncredited)
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 1994 Movie Magic (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Ride Films: Riding the Movies (1994) ... Himself
 1985 Vista: The New Magicians (TV Series documentary)
Himself (1985)
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Father of Douglas Trumbull

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