Directed the live-action sequences for a pilot for a proposed live action/animated series to be called "Philbert".
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[on László Kovács
, cinematographer] He is and was such a genius. He loved light so much. He and Vilmos [cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond
]. It was like you'd toss a coin. "Who are we going to get? Who's available? Get me one of them Hungarians!"
Kept both One-Eyed Willie's head and a model for the ship from The Goonies
(1985). Aside from directing the film, he has an uncredited cameo as one of the sheriffs on the quads as the Goonies exit the cave with the ship. He's the one with the gray hair. Producer 'Steven Spielberg (I)' instructed the cast members to act cold and distant toward Donner on the last week of filming, which puzzled him....
Features human free-fall stunts in nearly all his films