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Saturday, October 18 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
The Wizard of MGM

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Wizard of Oz behind the scenes, technical wizardry, effects and funny antidotes.  From matte paintings to flying monkeys, this engaging session explores this beloved movie from the Art Director's perspective, A. Arnold Gillespie, the man behind Forbidden Planet, Ben Hur, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo and countless MGM effects blockbusters.

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Robert A. Welch

Pour cream into a water glass and film it upside down. You've just simulated an atom bomb effect. | | Transporting the audience into mythical lands, robots that bid your will (or not), flying monkeys and making the unbelievable believable is the creative responsibility of the Art Director and effects team. Before CGI there were practical effects, miniatures, matte paintings and camera tricks. A. Arnold "Buddy" Gillespie as head of the MGM... Read More →

Saturday October 18, 2014 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Garden Two Upstairs

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