The Aviator

Jackson, Blair
January 2005
Mix;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p59
The article comments on the use of sound effects in the motion picture "The Aviator." One of the most challenging aspects of in giving sound effect to "The Aviator" was dealing with so many different kinds of airplanes. Sound designer Eugene Gearty wanted to record the vintage plane sounds he needed for the film. So in early summer, Gearty and a small crew did a week of recording at four different airfields in California's high desert, putting a wide variety of pre-World War II radial engine planes through their paces.


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