A review of the recent history of cinema – it is not necessary to go back to its beginnings – allows us to see how big and prestigious a production can be, it is not discounted. accidents that turn into tragedies, Without going any further, cases like the helicopter crash in ‘The Twilight Zone’ or the death of Brandon Lee or director of photography Halina Hutchins can be used as examples The importance of security on a film set,
bernard hillLegendary British actors are well aware of this after characters such as King Théoden from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ or Captain Edward Smith from ‘Titanic’. It was precisely during the filming of a scene in James Cameron’s modern classic that a Greater Manchester man saw his life flash before his eyes An unlikely combination of water, wood and nails,
This is how he described the incident through Metro.
“Instead of pooling against the outside windows, water was coming in because they had been under water for quite some time that week and the floorboards had warped.
There was a platform for the guy to get behind the wheel, a big heavy piece of wood… The next thing I remember we were in almost waist-deep water and this huge piece of wood moved out of the way. Broke its anchor and nails. And if that had happened to any of us it would have been devastating, it would have been a serious injury.”
But beware, the story is not over yet. Like every human being, no matter how deep you are in your role as a helpless outcast condemned to the worst fate, survival instinct took over Hill and decided to ask that he cut, Something that didn’t go down well with assistant director Josh McLaglen, who didn’t hesitate to scold the actor.
“I was tearing up my throat to say, ‘We’ve got to cut,’ and then Josh [McLaglen, el ayudante de director] He came and said, ‘Never say cut!’ I asked to cut it first because I was getting worried, especially when the piece of wood came out. I was called to save my life!”
if you want to see On a big screen, in three dimensions and in 4K resolution Poor Bernard is having a hard time under McLaglen’s tyrannical supervision, this February 10 You have a golden opportunity, as ‘Titanic’ returns to cinemas for its 25th anniversary.