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George Pal

George Pál (February 1, 1908 – May 2, 1980) was a Hungarian-born American animator and film producer. He is associated with the science fiction genre.

As an animator, he made the Puppetoons series in the 1940s, then switched to live action filmmaking with Destination Moon in 1950. His films include When Worlds Collide (1951), The War of the Worlds (1952), Conquest of Space, Tom Thumb (1960), The Time Machine (1961), and Doc Savage (1975).

He died in Beverly Hills of heart attack at the age of 72 and was interred in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.


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George Pal Facts

Birth Name Marincsák György
OccupationDirector
BirthdayFebruary 1, 1908
SignAquarius
BirthplaceHungary
Date of deathMay 2, 1980 (age 72)

Selected Filmography

Time Machine
The Time Machine
7 Faces of Dr. Lao
Atlantis, The Lost Continent
Tom Thumb
Seven Faces of Dr. Lao
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