George Pal
Hopes and Dreams
(1979-1980)

George Pal always had several projects in developement. At the time of his death in 1980 he was in pre-production for Voyage of the Berg a story based on Prince Habib's Iceberg by Edward Hyams. The screenplay was being written by Robert Bloch.

From the dust jacket:
"
Habib, youthful and sybaritic potentate of an independent oil kingdom on the west coast of Africa, comes to London to find the engineer who can translate into reality his dream of irrigating his sun-scorched and waterless lands with Artic ice. "

"My next film is always my favorite.
I always try to do better the next film.
You always move ahead, you know?"

The films which George Pal wanted to produce include the following:

  • 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
  • THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
  • BRAVE NEW WORLD
  • PAUL BUNYAN
  • CHILDHOOD'S END
  • DAYS OF THE COMET
  • THE DISAPPEARANCE
  • DON QUIXOTE
  • THE FLYING YORKSHIREMAN
  • THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS
  • GOLEM
  • GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
  • THE HIGH CRUSADE
  • THE HOBBIT
  • THE INCREDIBLE THRILLING ADVENTURES OF THE ROCK
  • INCUBUS
  • THE LAST REVOLUTION
  • LOGAN'S RUN
  • LOST EDEN
  • THE LUCKY LEPRECHAUN
  • McGILLICUDDYS
  • METROPOLIS
  • MORCEAUX CHOISIS
  • MULBERRY LANE 13
  • THE NEFERTITI-TUT EXPRESS
  • THE NUTCRACKER PRINCE IN NEW YORK
  • ODD JOHN
  • THE ONE-HUNDRED MILLIMETER MAN
  • PEER GYNT
  • R.U.R.
  • RIP VAN WINKLE
  • SLAN
  • THE STAR
  • THE SWORD OF GALAHAD
  • THE TEN OF STICKS
  • TIME MACHINE II
  • THE VOYAGE OF THE BERG
  • WAR WITH THE NEWTS
  • WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES
  • THE WOODEN SOLDIER AND THE PAPER DOLL

The Estate of George Pal is offereing for sale various pieces of furniture which was designed by George Pal and used by him and his family in his home.

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