Re: Forced perspective, painted backdrops and the refit Enterprise
I don't know that the floor painting in the TMP engine room is a translight, let alone backlit, although it's possible. The Making of TMP book notes that there was no crawlspace under the engine core so all the internal lighting contraptions had to be lowered in from the top, but then the core tube could have gone through the art for the extension down to the bottom of the "pit" below the stage floor.
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Last edited by Maurice; November 30 2013 at 01:49 AM.