55 Days At Peking, Miniature Cannon

original production material

A small wood model of a Chinese siege gun made for the miniature set of the epic Samuel Bronston film. Carved in the form of a horned dragon, the full size piece apprears late in the film as the Boxer's are closing in on the city. A troubled production, it was filmed in Spain where Bronston built a huge replica of Peking to great accuracy. This model, with plaque, most likely was a gift.

item: collector:
category: original / screen-used
type: production material
celebrity: Charlton Heston (20)
original (9)  |  replica (11)
movie: 55 Days At Peking (1963)
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Very cool..I saw it!! ;-) [by sylo27 ]
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