Behind the scenes: 25 classic Hollywood moments

Behind the Scenes: 25 Classic Hollywood Moments
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Behind the scenes: 25 classic Hollywood moments

Marlon Brando before and after his makeup was done for his role in The Godfather (1974)

Chewbacca grabs Princess Leia on Star Wars set (1977)

Arnold Schwarzenegger gets his look in Terminator 2(1991)
William Friedkin directs Linda Blair on set of The Exorcist (1973)
Steve McQueen has makeup retouched by Emile Lavigne on the set of The Great Escape (1963)
Boris Karloff gets his makeup done for Frankenstein (1931)
Nine-year-old Drew Barrymore lights Stephen King’s cigarette at the premiere of Firestarter. (1984)
Filming of the MGM lion (1924)

Clint Eastwood and Shirley MacLaine on the set of Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

Alfred Hitchcock serves Grace Kelly tea on the set of To Catch a Thief (1954)

Billy Wilder directs the film’s most famous scene with Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell in The Seven-Year Itch(1955)

Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd on Ben-Hur set (1959)

Maurice Evans as Dr. Zaius in Planet of the Apes (1970)

Jack Lemmon gets his makeup in Some Like It Hot (1959)

Buster Keaton works as a gag writer for the Marx Brothers

Diane Arbus-inspired twins on the set of The Shining (1980)
Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke on set of Mary Poppins (1964)
Natalie Wood and James Dean on the set of Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Kenny Baker said the cast often broke for lunch and forgot he was in the R2-D2 outfit on the set of Star Wars. (1977)
On the set of Halloween (1978)
Steven Spielberg bathes E.T. (1982)
Robert De Niro accidentally broke Joe Pesci’s rib in a sparring scene in Raging Bull (1980)
The Maria robot actress takes a break on set of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927)
Steven Spielberg on his Jaws set (1975)
On the set of Annie Hall Woody Allen chats with 11-year-old Brooke Shields, who appeared in a deleted scene in which she played a schoolgirl crush of young Alvy’s. (1977)

By Glenn Albin

By the time you're sitting in front of the big screen with a bag of popcorn, a lot of time, work, and dedication has already been put into the film you are about to see -- and sometimes it's easy to forget what life may be like for the actors, actresses, and crews on-set day-in and day-out who created it.

From the incredible make-up routines to the hilarious jokes and unbelievable transformations, is counting down 25 behind-the-scenes looks at some classic Hollywood moments. Check them out above!

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