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    Brian Johnson "Best Visual Effects" Saturn Award trophy for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back. (1980) Vintage original gold metal plated trophy standing 10 in. tall x 7 in. round. The footed base features an engraved 6 x 1.5 in. plaque affixed reading, "Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, 1980 Best Special Effects, Brian Johnson, The Empire Strikes Back". The Saturn Awards were devised by Dr. Donald A. Reed in 1972 to give genres of science fiction and fantasy the appreciation they deserved and had been denied. The Deco-style award is crowned by a representation of the planet Saturn, its rings composed of film. Legendary FX artist Brian Johnson won this award with his colleague, the equally acclaimed Richard Edlund. Johnson along with Richard Edlund, Dennis Muren and Bruce Nicholson would go on to win the 1981 "Special Achievement" Academy Award for their efforts. Exhibiting some age and wear with some scratching of the base and plaque, but not affecting engraving. The top of the footed base has been painted gold. In vintage very good to fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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