By Jeff Rovin
A pictorial heritage of the early 40's via early 70's technology fiction videos. Describes some of the videos, the actors who have been in them, and the issues that have been performed to accomplish the results that made sci-fi what it really is. essential for any early sci-fi motion picture buff.
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PPT: This brings us to another point. ¡ AE: I think he was really under-rehearsed. I remember that when we got into the theatre, the City Center, he then began to light the show and 4. King Lear 29 again was not rehearsing. He was sitting out in the house, with the lighting designer. He was not familiar enough with the actual space when you were on it. Since a lot of it was in the dark, and the lighting consisted of narrow beams of light that did not illuminate the floor, you had to be familiar with the surface of the stage — and he wasn’t.
He shot massive amounts of film. Massive. And that’s why — he didn’t have the editing in his head. Otherwise, he would not have filmed so much. He filmed every possible angle and every possible shape or whatever, so he had every possible permutation. PPT: What kind of equipment did you edit on? FM: They were Italian flatbed Moviolas, which were very good at the time. They had a big screen. And you could sit two people and work and discuss and try again. They were okay. 6 . The Trial and Chimes at Midnight 39 PPT: Was a lot of the dialogue re-recorded?
And he threw me out! “The editor? Get out of here! I don’t want to talk to any editor! ” So he just threw me out. I paled and walked out. As I was walking in the station hallway towards the hotel entrance, he came out and he called me. He said, “What do you mean, the editor? ” So that’s how I started with him. So then we went in. He had two Italian assistants working with him. ” I said, “Well, I need to see some material. ” I looked at the material and, of course, he had chopped the material up.
A Pictorial History of Science Fiction Films by Jeff Rovin