Peter Ellenshaw (1913-2007) Peter Ellenshaw (1913-2007)

Peter Ellenshaw (1913-2007)


Dave Smith reports that Peter Ellenshaw passed away yesterday, in Santa Barbara.

Ellenshaw is best known for his incredible matte paintings in Disney live action films ranging from The Story of Robin Hood through 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea and Mary Poppins (above). His work can also be seen in Spartacus, Superman IV and The Black Hole. He is the father of Harrison Ellenshaw (Star Wars).

(Thanks, Jeff Kurtti)