Joseph Campbell (III) (1904–1987)

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Joseph Campbell was born on March 26, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA as Joseph John Campbell. He was married to Jean Erdman. He died on October 31, 1987 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. See full bio »
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 2007 The Looney Tunes Guide to Fairy Tales (Video short) (story)
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 1969 Anansi the Spider (Short) (consultant)
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  The Colonial Effect (Documentary) (grateful acknowledgment) (announced)
 2017 American Jedi (Documentary) (special thanks)
 1994/I The Pagemaster (Video Game) (inspiration)
 1990 The Other Side of the Moon (Documentary) (dedicatee)
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 1993 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1988 Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Masks of Eternity (1988) ... Himself
- Love and the Goddess (1988) ... Himself
- Sacrifice and Bliss (1988) ... Himself
- The First Storytellers (1988) ... Himself
- The Message of the Myth (1988) ... Himself
 1987 Invocation: Maya Deren (Documentary)
 1987 The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell (Documentary)
Himself - Mythologist
 1985 Mythos (TV Series)
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 2017 Coyote (Video short)
 2012 Prophets of Science Fiction (TV Series documentary)
- George Lucas (2012) ... Himself
 2007 Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Century of Cinema (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Mythologist
- 40,000 years of dreaming (1997) ... Himself - Mythologist

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 154-156. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.


Extending mythology into the realm of Social Commentary.

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