Ralph Hammeras

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Ralph Hammeras
Born (1894-03-24)March 24, 1894
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died February 3, 1970(1970-02-03) (aged 75)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Special effects designer
Art director
Years active 1925-1960

Ralph Hammeras (March 24, 1894 – February 3, 1970) was an American special effects designer, cinematographer and art director. He was nominated for three Academy Awards. He created a large-scale miniature of the city of London for the film The Sky Hawk, he also created special mechanical effects for it.[1]

He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and died in Los Angeles, California.



  1. ^ "Ralph Hammeras". galeon.com. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  2. ^ "The 1st Academy Awards (1929) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  3. ^ "NY Times: Just Imagine". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  4. ^ "NY Times: Deep Waters". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 

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