Are These Special Effects Really “Real?”

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….

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