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The Miniature Effects Of Derek Meddings

By: Anders Frejdh
The Miniature Effects of Derek Meddings book
Publication of Special Effects Superman: The Miniature Effects of Derek Meddings in hardcover version. Foreword by Sir Roger Moore.

After his career in the film industry took flight with Gerry Anderson in 1957, Derek Meddings proceeded to head the effects team and design every major vehicle for the hit British television series Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and UFO. When the Anderson studio closed in 1970, Meddings moved into movies and headed the effects on over 20 motion pictures. His accolades include: six James Bonds, Batman, Supergirl, Santa Claus and The Neverending Story.

Book details:
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Shubrook Brothers
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0955610117
ISBN-13: 978-0955610110
Dimensions: 26.1 x 2 x 29.7 cm

Derek Meddings' James Bond films:
1973: Live and Let Die (special effects)
1974: The Man with the Golden Gun (miniatures)
1977: The Spy Who Loved Me (special visual effects)
1979: Moonraker (1979) (visual effects supervisor)
1981: For Your Eyes Only (visual effects supervisor)
1995: GoldenEye (1995) (miniature effects supervisor)

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Book cover for Special Effects Superman: The Miniature Effects of Derek Meddings. © 2008 Shubrook Brothers. All rights reserved.

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