Self portrait of matte painter Emile Kosa Jr.


Emil Kosa Jr:   - Two watercolor landscapes

                   - Two more watercolors by clicking his namee from the artists list. Fitch Fulton is
                           also listed, but there his not biography info, so,  I don't known if he is the
                            matte artist.

                 - Information about the book "Emil Kosa Jr"" by Gordon T. McClelland

Emile Kosa Jr. won an Oscar for the visual effects for "Cleopatra" 1965.


See more impresive paintings from that movie  at the Ancient World page.


At 1933, he entered at Fox matte department under Fred Sersen supervision.

- .Star! (1968) (special photographic effects)
-.Sweet Ride, The (1968) (photographic effects)
-.Bandolero! (1968) (special photographic effects)
-.Planet of the Apes (1968) (special photographic effects)

One of the most famous images from the movie "planet of the apes" is this matte painting by Emile Kosa.

-.Flim Flam Man, The (1967) (special photographic effects)
- St. Valentine's Day Massacre, The (1967) (special effects)
-.Guide for the Married Man, A (1967) (special effects)
-.Caprice (1967) (special effects)
-.In Like Flint (1967) (special photographic effects)
-.Way... Way Out (1966) (special photographic effects)
-.Stagecoach (1966) (special effects)
-.Fantastic Voyage (1966) (special effects)
-.Sand Pebbles, The (1966) (special photographic effects)
-.Sound of Music, The (1965) (special photographic effects)
-.Von Ryan's Express (1965) (special effects)
-.John Goldfarb, Please Come Home (1965) (special effects)
-.Agony and the Ecstasy, The (1965) (special photographic effects)
-.Dear Brigitte (1965) (special effects)
- Morituri. (1965)(special effects)
-.Our Man Flint (1965) (special effects)
-.Goodbye Charlie (1964) (special effects)
-.Fate Is the Hunter (1964) (special effects)
-.Shock Treatment (1964) (special photographic effects)
- Cleopatra(1963)(Special photographic effects)
-.Take Her, She's Mine (1963) (special camera effects)
-.Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962) (special photographic effects)
-.Tender Is the Night (1962) (special effects)
-.Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961) (special photographic effects)
-.Story of Ruth, The (1960) (special photographic effects)
-.North to Alaska (1960) (special effects)
- Tender is the night(1961)(specisl effects)
- Voyage to the center of the earth.(1959)(special photographic effects)
-.Gift of Love, The (1958) (special photographic effects)
- Rains of ranchipur(55) (special effects)
- The robe
- Hell of high waters(54)  (special effects)
-.Day the Earth Stood Still, The (1951) (effects team) (uncredited)
- Deep waters (1948) (matte art assist)
- The razors edge
- Crash Dive(1943)

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