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Art Director Series - Designing For The Backlot


Sunday, August 30th – 5:30 PM

Art Director Series - Designing For The Backlot THE CHASE, 1966, Sony Repertory, 135 min. Dir. Arthur Penn.

Screenplay by Lillian Hellman from the play by Horton Foote, and starring Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, James Fox, Robert Duvall and Robert Redford, the film portrays how the escape of one man from prison, in one night, profoundly affects the inhabitants of a small southern town. Designed by Richard Day (MY GAL SAL, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, ON THE WATERFRONT).

A panel discussion will follow with leading production designers who will further discuss the creation and use of backlots in film.



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