Logan’s Run and King Kong Receive Visual Effects Awards: 1977 Oscars

Logan’s Run and King Kong Receive Visual Effects Awards: 1977 Oscars

Roy Scheider presents Special Achievement Awards to L. B. Abbott, Glen Robinson and Matthew Yuricich for the Visual Effects of Logan’s Run, and to Carlo Rambaldi, Glen Robinson and Frank Van der Veer for the Visual Effects of King Kong, at the 49th Academy Awards.

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