Ever wondered as to what number of heroines Vivien Leigh had to push down in competition before being cast as the lead in Gone with the Wind? How was the epic scene in Titanic shot? How was the time machine scenes in Back to the Future generated? Well, these are key movie making trivia that are not only inspiring but also surprising, since back in the days, there was not much technology to support the beauty of acting and visuals that we saw on the silver screen. Here is our ode to eternally beautiful shots from Hollywood movies that were brought to life by the sheer genius of technicians, cameramen and editors.
1. The Titanic Pose
Everybody remembers how beautiful the Titanic pose was. Did you know how it was shot for the first time and brought to life? Here you go:
2. Star Wars Spaceships, Creatures and Robots
From the spaceships to the galaxies, the wars and the deaths, every part of Star Wars was as interesting to watch on the screen as it was to make. Here is the entire story from George Lucas himself.
3. Back To The Future Time Machine, Hoverboards and Mystery Trains
Well, we never wanted the series to end and the good news is that the fourth installment is going to hit the screens in 2016. But till then, here is how all the magic got created right from the starts.
These movies undertook much more challenges and risks in their times than the movies do today. Hollywood sure should get back to the days of original thinking than just copying montages in more than half of the action scenes. Have your say, in the comments below.