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Best behind-the-scenes shots of old school special effects


Ghostbusters II, 1989

Before there were fancy computer graphics, moviemakers had to rely on the bravery of their actors, the cleverness of a creative crew and the audience’s suspension of disbelief to make special effects work their magic.

Photographer Angus R. Shamal has compiled a great collection of photos from that bygone era showing the lengths to which movies once went to make us believe.


Faust, 1926


Empire Strikes Back, 1980

Full story at The Blog via Vintage Everyday.

Appreciating the effort in midlife.

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