The Strong and Silent Type:
It’s award season in Hollywood and the town is a buzz with this and that — so in honor of today’s awesome special effects let’s take a snappy look back. Check out this video and how a background was added to a shot in “Modern Times” by using a glass matte painting. Charlie Chaplin starred, directed and produced this film in 1936. (82 years ago!! Yikes!) Even today, the film’s pulling in a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes! Still going strong (and silent) after all these years….
How a background was added to a shot from Modern Times using a glass matte painting shot pic.twitter.com/4EddbfTOh8
— Silent Movie GIFs (@silentmoviegifs) January 6, 2017