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Arthur Widmer, special effects pioneer, dead @ 92

Discussion in 'Boston, MA' started by Wildstar02301, Jun 4, 2006.

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  1. Wildstar02301

    Wildstar02301 Jedi Master star 4

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    http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-widmer4jun04,1,5483579.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california

    Arthur Widmer, the man responsible for, among other things, the blue-screen compositing process, passed away late last month of cancer at the age of 92. If not for Widmer's work, many of the films we now enjoy, including the Star Wars series, would not have been possible.
     
  2. hchristensenfan

    hchristensenfan Jedi Padawan star 4

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    May he rest in peace. @};-
     
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