It’s Halloween. Everyone’s entitled to a good The Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day!
Published at: Oct. 6, 2010, 8:51 p.m. CST by quint
Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes pic!
This picture has proven a popular one. I’ve received it a couple of times from various readers going back to the very beginning of this column.
So, it might not be rare, but it is the season, so how could I not feature this kind of goofy picture from the making of Halloween?
While I could point at Bob Clark’s fantastic Black Christmas as being first, Halloween is certainly the grandfather of the slasher film. Black Christmas’ use of first person POV and steadicam was years before John Carpenter’s film, but Carpenter’s film was the runaway hit that penetrated pop culture and became an iconic film. By doing so, it kicked off a whole new genre that slashed and hacked its way through the ‘80s and early ‘90s.
So, here you are. A nice, funny picture of Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode goofing off with The Shape. This photo was taken by photographer Kim Gottlieb-Walker who I hear might be working on a book of her long career photographing John Carpenter's sets! Check out her website here!
If you have a pic you think should be included email me. I’m looking for the iconic, the rare or the just plain cool behind the scenes shots to feature here.
Tomorrow’s Behind the Scenes Pic is for all of us primitive screwheads!
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