Book cover

My earliest jottings in planning for a book on Roger Rabbit were made in January 2009.  Along the way, I interviewed over 140 people who were associated with some aspect of the Roger Rabbit universe – the early Disney development period, the Disney/Amblin development period, the production of live-action and …

Chef-in-a-Box meals at The Forum

People love to share a wonderful dining experience, but nothing really brings people together like complaining about food – whether it be food in a school cafeteria, hospital food, or food at the workplace. Early in the production in Camden Town, the crew would go out for a pub lunch or …

Puppeteering at Elstree Studio in London

Principal live-action filming was done at Elstree Studio in Borehamwood, near London.  It was a 20-minute trip by rail from St. Pancras Station.  The producers initially budgeted for one puppeteer to be on set for several days.  Instead, a core crew of seven puppeteers were on set for the whole …

The Forum, Camden Town (London)

Animation for Who framed Roger Rabbit was produced at The Forum, 74-80 Camden Street, in the Borough of Camden, London.  The Who framed Roger Rabbit production eventually occupied the top three stories of the five-story Edwardian warehouse/office building.