Firefox

Breakdown Folder John Dykstra's Greenland Shot Storyboard

Stock #25019

A fantastically detailed folder containing a breakdown of the Greenland shot storyboard copies seen in the 1982 Clint Eastwood Cold War thriller Firefox. Stored in a green plastic binder, the pages are separated into segments that required specific technology, for example some of the nine dividers are labelled R.C Firefox, Model Helicopter, Helicopter (Real), Lear Footage and so on, telling us that the production used radio controlled models of the Firefox, model helicopters, filmed footage of real helicopters and utilised a Learjet, an aircraft renowned for its filming capabilities.

Some of the pages also feature altitude charts to help the team envisage the surroundings or direction, and each section starts with a breakdown list and the board included in the following pages are highlighted in yellow. Some details on the originals were printed such as if it was to be a model shot, many have handwritten additions before they were copied and distributed amongst the production team. The binder is labelled "John Dykstra Copy, GREENLAND SHOTS, Broken down by category", John Dykstra is a well known visual effects designer with some legendary films to his name, including the original Battlestar Galactica, Star Wars, Spider-Man and X-Men First Class. There are ninety-six pages in total and all remain in great condition.

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

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