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The Design of Nightmare Alley (2021)

Nightmare Alley (2021) production designer Tamara Deverell talks about making the film. “Tamara Deverell, the film’s production designer, says that Del Toro didn’t use CGI (except for falling snow and flying bullets) because he wanted all the sets to have real architecture and props. ‘We created a contemporary version of a noir film—a Guillermo del Toro version, which has its own visual range and parameters,’ says Deverell, who previously worked on Star Trek: Discovery.” (Thanks, Kate!)

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  1. I still have mild PTSD from the original 1947 Tyrone Power/Joan Blondell/Helen Walker version! This, and ACE IN THE HOLE, may be the bleakest of all classic era films noir…

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