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Robert Gottschalk (I) (1918–1982)

He bought an interest in a camera shop and later got to know a nearby outfit that made underwater filming equipment for Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Equipment restrictions at the time made wide-angle filming difficult, and Gottschalk began experimenting with anamorphic lens equipment patented by Henri Chrétien. In 1953, the CinemaScope process, based on... See full bio »

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Known For

Roar Producer
Flivver Flying Producer
The 51st Annual Academy Awards Himself - Academy Award of Merit Recipient


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 1981 Roar (producer: in association with - as Robert E. Gottschalk)
 1962 Dangerous Charter (producer)
 1945 Flivver Flying (Documentary short) (producer)
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 1962 Dangerous Charter (original story)
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 2013 The Stream (location provided by)
 1984 George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (Documentary) (thanks)
 1974 Wednesday (Short) (special thanks - as Robert E. Gottschalk)
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 1979 The 51st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary)
Himself - Academy Award of Merit Recipient
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 2001 He Walks in Beauty: The George Stevens Production 'The Greatest Story Ever Told' (Video documentary short)
Himself - Panavision Exec

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Robert E. Gottschalk

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He was president of Panavision, Inc., manufacturer of motion picture equipment, for 25 years.

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