Behind the scenes

This Benton Jew illustration concept of ill-fated Hindenburg passengers was discarded in favor of water-logged spirits disembarking a materialized Titanic.

For shots of the full-length Lady Liberty walking through the streets of Manhattan, a detailed suit was prepared to use for both blue-screen and practical photography of Liberty walking through a miniture Manhattan set. Here, performer Jim Fye is transformed with the aid of Buzz Neidig.

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