Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Scenes of Rome from THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD PART 1 (1981)

This Mel Brooks comedy has several excellent matte paintings. The one above is one of the best I've ever seen in any movie. It also tracks down so it's not static.

The scene below also looks great though not perfect. These screenshots were taken from the Blu-ray release. So if the matte work looks impressive on Blu-ray, you know they're good. The legendary Albert Whitlock worked on these.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Too bad they were wasted on this mostly awful movie.