Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Lot # 88 - Live Auction 2017 - In-Camera Rail Crossing Filming Plate

Stock #73545

An in-camera filming plate from Steven Spielberg's sci-fi film Close Encounters of the Third Kind. This plate, intended to be loaded into a camera's filter mount for visual effects purposes, shows the railroad crossing where Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) has his close encounter with visitors from another world.

Created using a large-scale film print, it is secured between two glass sheets with black tape at the top and bottom. The film shows signs of age, including colour fading, with some scratches present on the glass. Dimensions: 20.5 cm x 25.5 cm x 0.5 cm (8" x 10" x 1/4")

£1,000 - 1,500

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

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