11 Never Before Seen Photos From The Sets Of Your Favorite Movies
Here is actress Jodie Foster (r) taking a rare break on the set of the movie “Taxi Driver” in 1976. Her role opposite Robert DeNiro in this Martin Scorsese film as a teenage prostitute earned Foster an Academy Award Best Supporting Actress nomination; by the way, she was only 12 when she appeared in the movie.
This moment was taken behind-the-scenes with director Rob Reiner and actress Meg Ryan on the set of the 1989 romantic comedy, “When Harry Met Sally.” The film, which also starred Billy Crystal, earned Golden Globe nominations for Reiner, Ryan, and Crystal. The film features the greatest New York deli scene ever filmed!
Hard to tell which one is the Dark Knight and which one is actor Michael Keaton! This is a shot from the set of 1989’s relaunch of the Batman franchise with Keaton (l) standing next to director Tim Burton (r). Keaton would pay homage to his caped crusader role in 2014’s “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),” which gained him a Best Actor nomination.
Stars Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway steal an intimate moment behind the scenes of the 1974 blockbuster hit “Chinatown.” This crime thriller, directed by Roman Polanski, earned Oscar nominations for Nicholson, Dunaway and Polanski, and earned a Best Writing award. This captured moment is much more light hearted than any of the movie’s action.
No, this isn’t a photo of famed director Alfred Hitchcock practicing his second career as a runway model! Here the director is demonstrating a walk he is looking to film on the set of the 1947 psychological drama “The Paradine Case.” The movie, starring Gregory Peck and Ann Todd, explored the relationship between Peck, a London attorney, and his client accused of poisoning her lover (Todd).
“Because being fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life,” quipped Dean Wormer to the members of Delta Tau Chi in the 1978 classic “Animal House.” Starring John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tim Matheson and a host of young future stars, the movie became the gold standard for every college frat humor movie ever made. Here is a candid behind-the-scenes image of the Delta Tau boys drinking coffee…we think!
A quick reset before stars Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn try again in a scene from 1951’s “The African Queen.” This image is a rare behind-the-scenes look at two Hollywood legends being a bit more relaxed before delivering movie magic on screen.
A rare moment of levity with stars Julia Roberts and Robin Williams alongside director Steven Spielberg (c) in the 1991 movie “Hook.” Also starring Dustin Hoffman in the title role of Captain Hook, the movie took down 5 Oscar nominations including Best Music for composer John Williams.
Known as The Mello-Men, this group of singing extras are scene howling in unison to the rough images of some of the cast members of Disney’s 1955 “Lady and the Tramp.”
Here is a rare glimpse of actors Lee Van Cleef (l), Clint Eastwood (C), and Eli Wallach (r) blocking the final scene in the movie, “The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly” (1966). Directed by Sergio Leone, it was one of the many “spaghetti westerns” of the time, so named because they were filmed in Italy.
Here is a glimpse of a young Christopher Walken (far left), Robert DeNiro (l), John Savage (c), and John Cazale (r) in 1978’s “The Deer Hunter.” Also starring Meryl Streep, this blockbuster won 5 Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actor (Walken) and a Best Director award for Michael Cimino.