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Jennings, Gordon

(1896-1953) Special effects pioneer who worked on nearly 200 films in his long career. These included Dr Cyclops (1940), and the supernatural comedy-romance I Married a Witch (1942). He is of most importance to the sf film for overseeing the effects for The War of the Worlds (1953). Unfortunately Jennings died before this film's release and subsequent great success. [GSt]

Henry Gordon Jennings

born Salt Lake City, Utah: 1896

died Hollywood, California: 11 January 1953

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Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
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