A Belgian poster for the Orson Welles-directed Touch of Evil (1958). Welles would’ve celebrated his 100th birthday last week. Pic courtesy of 41 Strange’s Twitter feed.
Special effects legend A. Arnold Gillespie in the model tank set of Ben-Hur (1959). The biblical epic’s effects earned an Oscar – one of the film’s record 11 Academy Awards. Gillespie also lent his talents to The Wizard of Oz, North by Northwest and Forbidden Planet.
Pic courtesy of the fantastic blog Matte Shot – A Tribute To Golden Era Special FX.
Danish poster for The Night of the Hunter (1955), the only directorial credit for three-time Oscar nominated actor Charles Laughton. Courtesy of the fantastic poster blog Discreet Charms & Obscure Objects.