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William Anderson

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Washington Society of Amateur Cinematographers

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition

American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1951 - Top Ten Award Winner

Films:

Monarch Butterfly Story

  • Date produced: 1950

Biographical Notes

"Mr. Anderson and his wife Claire, residents of Homestead, Fla., made a film called 'Monarch Butterfly Story' in their spare time. What was to have been the entry of two rank amateurs in an amateur movie club contest turned out to be an internationally acclaimed prize-winning educational film which was immediately purchased by Encyclopedia Britannica Films. The Andersons then accepted an offer to become producers of natural history subjects and have since researched, written the scripts, edited and sound-tracked 16 classroom films. They have also supplied sequences for three of Walt Disney's outstanding nature films." The Berkshire Eagle, Oct. 31, 1963, 9.

Bibliographic Resources

American Cinematographer, May 1951, 188.