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FILM: Once Upon a Honeymoon - Optical Dolly Shot
by Clifford Galiher `

This clip exemplifies unobtrusive optical effects work. This apparent dolly shot is in fact comprised of three static camera setups, seamlessly fused through invisible wipes, combined with a pan generated using the optical printer. As his work in Love Affair and The Bells of St. Mary's indicates, McCarey was no stranger to the canny use of optical effects. Even in the studio's top-line productions, efficient filmmaking like this would keep construction costs down and make schedules easier to keep.

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FILM: Once Upon a Honeymoon - Optical Dolly Shot by Leo McCarey (1942) This clip exemplifies unobtrusive optical effects work. This apparent dolly shot is in fact comprised of three static camera setups, seamlessly fused through invisible wipes, combined with a pan generated using the optical printer.