Louis Lichtenfield

Lou Lichtenfield started as a matte artist in the late ’30s on “Gone with the wing” (1939) after II World war he worked at FX department for Columbia, MGM, and later headed the Warner Bros effects facility having responsibility for all photographic effects.
He created effects for: “The Fountainhead” (1949) “An American in Paris”(1951) “Helen of Troy” (1956), “King Kong” (1976) and “Flash Gordon” (1980). He got an Oscar nomination for “The Spirit of Saint Louis” (1957)




– Never says never again (1984)(Matte painter.)
- George Washington (1984) (TV series) (Supervisor matte painting. Vander Veer photo effects)
- The Bounty (1984) (Supervisor matte painting. Vander Veer photo effects)
- Flash Gordon (1980) ( Supervisor matte painting. Vander Veer photo effects )
- Capricorn One (1977) (Matte artist. Vander Veer photo effects )
- King Kong (1976) (matte artist) (as Lou Lichtenfield. Vander Veer photo effects )
- Helen of Troy (1956) (special photographic effects)
- No Time for Sergeants (1958) (special effects)
- The Spirit of St. Louis(1957) (special effects)
- The land of Pharaos (1955) (special photographic effects)
- The Silver Chalice (1954)(special photographic effects)
- An American in Paris”(1951) (matte painter)
- The flame and the arrow (1950) (matte painting)
- The Fountainhead” (1949) (matte painter)
- Mighty Joe Young (1948) (matte painter)
- Gone with the wind(1939) ( matte assistant)