A Clever, Resourceful Special Effect Surprise 07/28/18

Savant Article

It’s another special effects-related CineSavant piece, like last year’s on Close Encounters. ‘Fifties effects mavericks Jack Rabin, Irving Block and Louis DeWitt cleverly repurposed CinemaScope scenes from a drama about Hawaii in 1941, for use in a 1957 Science Fiction film set in Mexico. Get set for explanations about mattes, reformatting and mystery aspect ratios. A CineSavant Article.