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Roy Whybrow

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Visual Effects (feature film)

Moonlighting (1982) as Special Effects Supervisor
Sphinx (1981) as Special Effects
An archaeologist travels to Egypt to find the lost tomb of a king, which has a curse on it. After a local expert on the tomb murdred, she becomes the next target for assassins.
Bear Island (1979) as Special Effects Supervisor
A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole lot of darker motives become apparent. Could the fortune in buried Nazi gold be the key to the mystery? Donald Sutherland and Vanessa Redgrave investigate.
Lost And Found (1979) as Special Effects
George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Maureen Stapleton, Hollis McLaren, John Cunningham, Paul Sorvino. After the phenomenal success of their first screen pairing A TOUCH OF CLASS, Glenda Jackson and George Segal were re-teamed in this romantic comedy about a widowed college professor and a divorced Englishwoman who come together (in a ski accident) at a winter resort
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Highly-acclaimed remake of the 1930 film classic about a young generation's disillusionment and eventual destruction by war. Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine took the roles played in the original by Lew Ayres and Louis Wolheim. This version received seven Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Drama,
Power Play (1978) as Special Effects Supervisor
The Boys From Brazil (1978) as Special Effects
A Nazi hunter tracks a mad scientist out to bring back Hitler.
Silver Bears (1978) as Special Effects
"Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is ordered by his boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to go to set up a fake bank in Monte Carlo. When he arrives, he finds that his "assistant" Prince di Siracusa (Louis Jourdan) has squandered all the cash on an investment in a silver mine owned by Shireen and Agha Firdausi (St├ęphane Audran and David Warner). In a panic, he sets out to recover the cash, managing to find time to romance a banker's discontented wife (Cybill Shepherd) along the way.
The Eagle Has Landed (1976) as Special Effects
German paratroopers land covertly in England during World War II.
Adventure Of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother, The (1975) as Special Effects
The famed detective's brother tries to steal his thunder.
Operation Daybreak (1975) as Special Effects
In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as "The Butcher of Prague". The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich's death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it.
Murphy's War (1971) as Special Effects
Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been decimated by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He lands on a forgotten island and begins to plot his vengence. He wishes to sink the U-Boat that has floated up by means of any method imaginable to him, and sets about to make the courageous attempt, assisted by Louie, the islands Government Admistrator.
Casino Royale (1967) as Special Effects
A retired James Bond goes back into action to infiltrate a nest of enemy spies.
Judith (1966) as Special Effects
Help! (1965) as Special Effects
The Fab Four spoof James Bond and are chased in exotic locales around the world. The cause of their troubles is an item of jewelry in Ringo's possession.
Tarzan's Three Challenges (1963) as Special Effects
The jungle king travels to India to protect a child monarch from his enemies.
Tarzan Goes to India (1962) as Special Effects
The jungle king travels to India to help move a herd of elephants threatened by a new dam.
Desert Patrol (1962) as Special Effects
A dramatic World War II action adventure about an elite company of soldiers that holds the key to the last great battle of the African offensive. They were known as the Long Range Desert Group, a small band of British commandos with a deadly mission, who find Rommel's fuel supply and blow it up. Sir
Shake Hands with the Devil (1959) as Special Effects
An Irish rebel leader becomes addicted to violence.
Tank Force (1958) as Special Effects
An American sergeant and his British crew are captured by the Nazis in Northern Africa.

Visual Effects (TV Mini-Series)

Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
A literate retelling of Mary Shelley's gothic horror classic with the accent here on character instead of terror, establishing an offbeat relationship between the doctor and his creature. Subsequently this film was edited down to two hours or so for theatrical showings overseas and for TV syndicatio

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