Picture Show (A thread for interesting photos from the world of movies and TV)*

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by JozefK, Sep 15, 2015.

  1. ky658

    ky658 Forum Resident

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    I love this thread, Jozefk thanks for starting it, I look forward to it every week! And Vidiot, your contributions are priceless!
     
  2. Vidiot

    Vidiot Now in 4K HDR!

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    I love Alan Silvestri's music for that train scene in Back to the Future 3: I was visiting the Warner Bros. sound department the day they were recording the 120-piece orchestra on the Clint Eastwood Scoring Stage, and I got to hear them rehearsing it. My WB friend giving the tour asked me what I thought, and I said, "this sounds like it's going to have a train in it." He was surprised because we hadn't seen any film projected yet, and I replied, "well, I'm pretty sure I caught a brief homage to 'Casey Jones' in the melody." The recording engineer nodded and said, "yep, this is for the big train crash scene." Really well done -- Silvestri does fantastic work.

    That was recorded on the old Mitsubishi X800 digital 32-track reel decks, which are very obsolete nowadays.
     
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  3. JozefK

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    Errol Flynn at age 14
     
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  4. Vidiot

    Vidiot Now in 4K HDR!

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    And yet another terrific 1988 behind-the-scenes shot from Die Hard, this one of Alan Rickman's climactic fall off the building, shot on I believe a Pellicle Reflex Camera (I'm guessing at 120fps for slo-mo). Rickman appears much brighter in the shot than he does in the final film, done to get good exposure on the film negative for VFX. This was shot on a Fox soundstage on Pico Boulevard not that far from the real-life "Nakatomi Plaza" in nearby Century City...

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  7. Vidiot

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    Here's a rare behind-the-scenes shot from the CBS quiz show What's My Line, I'm guessing from around 1961-1962 (based on the look of the B&W TV cameras and the Zoomar lens on the left). The monitor shows a close-up of actor/comedian Joey Bishop, who was part of Frank Sinatra's Las Vegas "Rat Pack" throughout the 1960s. Although videotape was available during those years, it was often aired live, which is a tough thing to imagine. It was broadcast Sunday nights around 10:30PM, so one explanation as to why the panelists were formerly dressed in lavish outfits and tuxes is on the theory that they just stepped after seeing a big Broadway play in the neighborhood.

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    [Photo courtesy of Terry Wilkie on the Randy West Appreciation Group on Facebook.]
     
  8. smilin ed

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    Not quite the same, but two great artists:

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  9. No Static

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    Proper titles on the name plaques too; Miss Kilgallen, Mr. Bishop...
     
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  10. dewey02

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    I remember watching this show each week with my Mom.
    Dorothy Kilgallen, Joey Bishop, Arlene Francis, Bennet Cerf. Host John Daly (not in photo)
     
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  11. antonkk

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    Thanx. I don't think I saw that one. Shows how tough the shooting was. Minus 20 at best, minus 40 at worst.
     
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  14. Hardy Melville

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    Ingmar Bergman, Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann on the set of Persona with cinematographer Sven Nykvist. Below is another, without Sven.

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  15. Hardy Melville

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    Monica Vitti and Alain Delon doing publicity for L'Eclisse (1962) with Delon's girlfriend actress Romy Schneider. Below are Vitti and Delon with director Michelangelo Antonioni.

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  16. Hardy Melville

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    Jeanne Moreau in La Notte (1961), with Antonioni and Monica Vitti looking on. Below are Moreau and Vitti.

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  17. Hardy Melville

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    Bette Davis with director William Wyler, with whom she had a rather involved affair. Below is Davis with a break on set.

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  18. Hardy Melville

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    On set for The Misfits (1961). Montgomery Clift, Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Eli Wallach, Arthur Miller and John Huston.
     
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  19. Hardy Melville

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    Clark Gable and Joan Crawford on set for The Possessed (1931). Gable and Crawford had a notorious affair during this period.
     
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  20. Hardy Melville

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    Hitchcock on the set of Suspicion with Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine. Below also of Hitch with Joan Fontaine is from the set of Rebecca with Laurence Olivier.

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    Below is him on the set of Rear Window with James Stewart and Grace Kelly.

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  21. ky658

    ky658 Forum Resident

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    Yup, the clock in the upper left corner reads 10:45pm, great pic of television in much simpler days!
     
  22. The Wanderer

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  23. dewey02

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    Obviously Dorothy's stand in. I met Jerry (middle Lollipop kid) at a "Lunchkin with the Munchkins" about 20 years ago.
     
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  24. antonkk

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    It's pretty amazing that my mum pictured here on stage in Berlin 1977 was the same woman as the one on the picture above one year earlier in the Belarus village.

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  25. The Panda

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    And they didn't let the stand in wear the shoes??! Oh, the humanity!
     

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