Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult M...
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DescriptionNaked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Matte Painting of Statesville Prison (Paramount, 1994). Matte painting accomplished in mixed media on 71.75" x 42". Masonite in pine frame. Painted by Robert Stromberg.
Created by Illusion Arts to establish the fictional Statesville Prison and introduce Frank Drebin's (Leslie Nielson) nemesis, Rocco (Fred Ward), this matte featured live-action prisoners moving in the courtyard and three separate smoke plume elements in the background. An additional view included a prison vehicle passing through the entrance. Live-action for this matte was filmed at the Ribét Academy College Preparatory School in Los Angeles (see production photo) with facade. On the reverse a loosely painted sketch of a dam for an unidentified production.
In Very Good Plus condition exhibiting expected production wear, minor scuffing, possibly bumped corners and soiling. This lot requires third party shipping from Los Angeles, CA. COA from Heritage Auctions.
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