How Hitchcock Used Rear Projection for the Plane Crash in 1940's 'Foreign Correspondent'
You know how much we love our movie magic and this is one of our all-time favorites.
This GIF (pronounced like the peanut butter) illustrates just how Alfred Hitchcock created the famous plane crash scene in 1940’s ‘Foreign Correspondent.’
He used a combination of rear projection and practical effects to simulate a cockpit crashing into water that is a perfect combination of simplicity and ingenuity. Check it out below.