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Creating The Pacific Part 9

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Ext Used Car Lot -San Diego. Concept Sketch by Production Designer Anthony Pratt.

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Ext Road Southern Okinawa. Concept Sketch by Production Designer Anthony Pratt.

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Ext Bottom of Ridge-Road. Schematic layout by Asst Art Director Janie Parker

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Ext Ridge-Okinawa. Concept Sketch by Production Designer Anthony Pratt.

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Ext Okinawa. Concept construction and dressing planning model showing full set build, including positions for sculpt,the destroyed farmhouse, Japanese burial tombs and quantities of greenery and dressings by Head Sculpter Chris Mcmahon and Art Dept Model Makers Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim.

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Ext Ridge. Concept sketch by Production Designer Anthony Pratt describing full topography and intent of set build and existing quarry bowl. Indicated are the approach road, ammo dump, Sledges position when he tumbles into decaying marine,the destroyed farmhouse and the Japanese tomb gun positions. Significantly rain and mud are noted as being a constant feature.

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Ext Georgia Cottage. Construction and dressing schematic plan for Sledge family home location. Drawing by location Art Director Scott Bird.

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Ext Georgia Cottage. Location photographs showing all construction and dressing items in place as per schematic plan. Photographs by Location Art Director Scott Bird.

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Ext Ridge Top. Japanese Tomb gun emplacement. Construction plan and elevation by Set Designer Jane Mancini.

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Ext Ridge top. Concept sketch of Okinawa landscape from Sledges mortar position by Production Designer Anthony Pratt.

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Ext Okinawa .Photographs from set build during filming. Notice the Japanese tomb, the colour of the earth and rock and also the quantity of smashed and burnt trees and greenery. Photographs by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

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Int Ruined Farmhouse. Construction drawings by set designer Jane Mancini.

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Ext Ruined Farmhouse. Concept sketch by Production Designer Anthony Pratt showing layout.Also attached frame grabs from filming showing the interior farmhouse.

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Ext Village Hut. Construction Drawing by set designer Jane Mancini.

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Ext Ruined Farmhouse. Concept models showing farmhouse in its overall context and also a more detailed model of farmhouse building.Models by Art Dept Modelmakers Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim.

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Ext Okinawa Cliffs. Concept sketch by Production Designer Anthony Pratt showing the marines view of Japanese soldiers shooting Okinawan civilians and civilians jumping from the cliffs onto the rocks below.

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Ext Okinawan Cliffs. Historical reference from documentary filmed footage of an Okinawan woman jumping to her death onto rocks below.

Part 9

Sledge and the rest of the 1st Marine Division are ordered to relieve an Army division.

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