New York City Premiere – June 21, 1988

  The crews were invited to pre-release screenings of the film – on June 14 for the Burbank/Glendale screening and on June 19 for the London screening.  An offer had been extended for attending the world premiere at Radio City Music Hall in New York City – it covered a …

Censor/Check

Bob Zemeckis developed a real appreciation for vintage cartoons.  The very early animators knew that their films would only ever be viewed on a theater screen for a period of weeks… and likely never seen again.   Film rolls by at 24 frames per second and a single frame cannot be perceived consciously.  …

Warwick Davis at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood

Many people passed through the Roger Rabbit universe.  Warwick Davis was at Elstree Studios, in the Traffic Department, for his school ‘gap year’ work term.  Davis was 11-years-old when his grandmother heard a radio appeal for people under four-feet tall.  It was a casting call for ewoks for ‘Return of the Jedi.’  Davis’ …