1917: Sam Mendes and Roger Deakins Recreate World War I

Director Sam Mendes (Skyfall, Road to Perdition) and cinematographer Roger Deakins (Skyfall, The Shawshank Redemption) brought their World War I drama 1917 to New York Comic Con today. The film consists of one single shot over the course of its two hours, with no cuts.

Also on hand were writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns, producer Pippa Harris and stars George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman. Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, Mark Strong and Colin Firth also have roles in the ensemble drama (but weren’t in New York today).

Check out this behind the scenes look at 1917:

The panel began with a tease for the film, which lays out the basic premise: Mendes explained that the movie is set over the course of about two hours on one day. Two soldiers (MacKay and Chapman) are sent on a mission to convey a message that will save 1600 of their fellow soldiers, who have been lured into a trap at the Hindenburg Line. And as noted above, the film is made up of one single take, with no cuts.

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Tuberculosis Monograph: No. 1-4; June 1916- Mar. 1917

Tuberculosis Monograph: No. 1-4; June 1916- Mar. 1917


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Transactions Of The American Congress On Internal Medicine: Second Scientific Session, Pittsburgh, Pa., December 27-28, 1917

Transactions Of The American Congress On Internal Medicine: Second Scientific Session, Pittsburgh, Pa., December 27-28, 1917


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Transactions Of The American Congress On Internal Medicine: Second Scientific Session, Pittsburgh, Pa., December 27-28, 1917

Transactions Of The American Congress On Internal Medicine: Second Scientific Session, Pittsburgh, Pa., December 27-28, 1917


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Scott A. Duff United States Rifle Model Of 1917

Scott A. Duff United States Rifle Model Of 1917


C.S. Ferris. 213 pages. 6″ x 9″. Softbound. 122 photos. Provides collectors with information about the Model 1917, which until now has been hard-to-find. Details are explained on how to determine if a Model 1917 rifle is original, or period correct. Topics include stock and metalwork finish, dates of manufacture and serial number correlations, manufacturer and inspection markings, rebuild marks, and differences between manufacturers. Historic information on accoutrements such as bayonets, slings, grenade launchers, plus, discussion of post-WWI use of the rifle by U.S. troops and other countries. Mfg: Scott A. Duff
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