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    Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Matte Painting of "Sunrise Over Yosemite" (Paramount, 1989). Matte painting accomplished in mixed media on 77" x 42.5" glass with Masonite backing in pine frame. Painted by Syd Dutton.

    This painting of a beautiful sky is the background painting for a multiplane sunrise with a foreground painting of Yosemite. A sun element was lit from behind the painting through a hole with a filter added. A rare situation arose when the heat from that singular light, combined with the relatively cool temperature across the rest of the glass, caused the painting to crack during filming. To save the painted sky during filming, technicians reinforced the glass from behind with Masonite and minor touchups were done with paint. Because the crack remained behind the foreground glass, shooting continued without delay.

    In Very Good Plus condition exhibiting expected production wear, minor scuffing, possible corner bumping and soiling. This lot requires third party shipping from Los Angeles, CA. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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