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Wally Gentleman (1926–2001)

Wally Gentleman was a British-born Canadian cinematographer and founder of the Montreal-based SPEAC or Special Photographic Effects and Allied Crafts. In 1968 he built the model spaceships for Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. See full bio »


(age 75)

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Known For

Iron Warrior Cinematographer
One from the Heart Visual Effects
Lies My Father Told Me Special Effects


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 1975 Lies My Father Told Me (special effects)
 1974 Beyond the Door (special effects)
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Voyage of Discovery (1973) ... (special effects - uncredited)
 1971 The Reincarnate (special effects)
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1965 Astataïon ou Le festin des morts (special effects)
 1964 David Thompson: The Great Mapmaker (Short) (special effects)
 1964 Eskimo Artist: Kenojuak (Documentary short) (special effects)
 1964 John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance (Short) (special effects)
 1964 The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson (Short) (special effects)
 1962 Alexander Galt: The Stubborn Idealist (Short) (special effects)
 1962 Georges-Étienne Cartier: The Lion of Québec (Short) (special effects - as Wally Gentelman CSC)
 1962 Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine (Short) (special effects)
 1962 Drylanders (special effects)
 1961 Charles Tupper: The Big Man (Short) (special effects)
 1961 Everybody's Prejudiced (Documentary short) (special effects)
 1961 John A. Macdonald: The Impossible Idea (Short) (special effects)
 1961 Joseph Howe: The Tribune of Nova Scotia (Short) (special effects)
 1961 Lord Durham (Short) (special effects)
 1961 Robert Baldwin: A Matter of Principle (Short) (special effects)
 1960 Universe (Documentary short) (special effects)
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Wally Gentelman CSC

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