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FILM: The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Closing Optical Zoom
by Clifford Galiher `

This epic closing optical zoom surpasses even those in Johnny Angel and They Met in Argentina in scale. Dieterle's adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel relied extensively on matte paintings to realize a full-scale cathedral on the screen.

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FILM: The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Closing Optical Zoom by William Dieterle (1939) This epic closing optical zoom surpasses even those in Johnny Angel and They Met in Argentina in scale. Dieterle's adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel relied extensively on matte paintings to realize a full-scale cathedral on the screen.