Ext. Scrub near East Road.-Dawn. Schematic Map shows You Yangs build site and the different Episodic sets constructed there, and their proximity to each other.Please note position of scrub above Airfield at top of map.Schematic plan by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Ext. Scrub.East Road-Dawn. Sledge and the squad see the Umurbrugul Hills in the distance.Schematic plan by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp showing key positions within sequences leading up to the Umurbrogol Hills.Please note
superimposed map of Peleliu showing actual map of North and East Roads.
Ext Peleliu Airfield.The marines are amazed at the transformation of the
Airfield.Schematic plan shows key positions of all significant structures, roads
and cratering across airfield. Drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Ext Pelelui Airfield. Set Progress. All major built elements well underway.Scenic painting now vital to get right level of realism.Photographs by You Yangs Art
Director Jeff Thorp.
Ext Scrub-West Road-Day. Schematic Plan showing position for each sequence connected to West Road. Drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Ext Scrub -West Road-Day. Schematic plan showing Sledge and Snafus positions,as well as foxholes, gunpits, sleeping pits, and Haldanes command post
in crater.Drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Int Shriners Hall.Concept art by Annette Mackie.
Int Shriners Hall Location.Photographs and schematic plan by Location Art Director Scott Bird. (This location was not used as the Shriners Hall became a set
build in the studio.)
Ext Bunker -Day.Plan showing layout of Japanese bunker in scrub.Key describes order of action sequence for bunker preperation.Schematic plan drawing by You
Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Location Survey photographs for positioning of Japanese bunker in scrub. Yellow pickets indicate either end of proposed build. Photographs by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Japanese Bunker in scrub.Schematic plan showing bunker in context of coral roads and surrounding scrub by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp. Scale planning model built by Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim.Concept art mock up bi
Bunker construction drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Bunker Planning model by Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim. Sketch drawings describing hole blown in bunker from Tank cannon by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Int Bunker Planning model by Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim. Bunker section and elevation constructional drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Ext Umurbrogol Hills.Concept sketch showing required scale and intensity of the battle by Production Designer Anthony Pratt.
Ext Umurbrogol Hills.Concept Art showing required scale and intensity of the battle by Concept Artist Annette Mackie.
Ext Umurbrogol Hills Scale Planning Model by Head Sculptor Chris Mcmahon showing scale and quantity of sculpt and scenic paint finish as well as denuded greenery and wrecked military vehicles. Modelmaking also by Art Dept
modelmakers Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim.
Ext Umurbrogol Hills,Heavy machine gun position. Plan ,Elevations and sections by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Ext Umurbrogol Hills ,the set build well underway. Framing out and terracing is visible as well as the vast quantity of concrete sculpt required.Scenic painting has started to the far right of the set.Photographs by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp. Concept model showing level of finish and quantity of dressings required acted as a constant guide as to what was needed and remained on set through out build.Model by Head Sculpt Chris Mcmahon and Art Dept Modelmakers Sunday Ganim and Madelaine Griffith.
Ext Umurbrogol Hills.Concept Art by Annette Mackie.Again describing level of detail required for sculpt and greenery as well as all dressing requirements.
Ext Umurbrogol Hills-Death Valley.Schematic overlay plan showing position of hero action for the Death Valley sequence,which was a redress of a major section
of the Umurbrogol Hills set.Drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
Ext Umurbrogol Hills-Death Valley.Concept Art by Annette Mackie,showing level of textured dressing and scenic finish required for what was a notoriously unpleasant enviroment.
Ext Peleliu Airfield. Photographs showing extents of dressing and scenic finish nearing completion, days before shooting.Photographs by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.
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