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.    

61st Annual Academy Awards – March 29, 1989

  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Oscar ceremony was held at the old Shrine Auditorium on March 29, 1989.  Who framed Roger Rabbit had been nominated for six Oscars.  It won for ‘Best Achievement in Visual Effects’ (with Ken Ralston, Edward Jones, George Gibbs, and Richard Williams receiving …

‘Who Censored Roger Rabbit?’

Who Censored Roger Rabbit? was Gary K. Wolf’s fourth published novel.  It was intended as the fourth book of a four-book contract with Doubleday, but Doubleday rejected it.  They said that it was ‘not categorizable’ and nobody would know where to put it on the bookstore shelves.  Wolf asked them …