Wilt Chamberlain, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Andre the Giant on the Set of Conan the Destroyer

2

I doubt anybody in the set could stand next to these guys and not feel very small.

Image via theselvedgeyard.wordpress.com

Conan the Destroyer is an 1984 American adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the titular Conan. Wilt Chamberlain and Andre the Giant played the villains Bombaata and the horned giant god, Dagoth, respectively.

While they seem like your average men in this photo, let us be reminded that the shortest in this trio, Schwarzenegger, stands at about 6 ft. 2 in. Chamberlain’s listed height is 7 ft. 1 in. while Andre the Giant is billed to be about 7 ft. 5 in.

I dunno about you guys, but at a personal height of 5 ft. 4 in., I’m feeling pretty puny.

Like these random vintage and/or pop culture photos? See more articles from the Overly Descriptive Title series in the Lomography Magazine!

written by geegraphy on 2013-07-02 in #lifestyle #conan-the-destroyer #behind-the-scenes #arnold-schwarzenegger #wilt-chamberlain #andre-the-giant #vintage #analogue-lifestyle #overly-descriptive-titles

2 Comments

  1. djramsay
    djramsay ·

    no photo??

  2. geegraphy
    geegraphy ·

    @djramsay Sorry about that! Just a slight technical problem. I've already managed to fix it though! Hope you enjoy the photo! :)

More Interesting Articles

  • Take a Walk with 'On a hazy morning' and the Petzval 85mm Lens

    written by miss_madri on 2015-09-02 in #gear
    Take a Walk with 'On a hazy morning' and the Petzval 85mm Lens

    Photography duo 'On a hazy morning,' also known Joyce and Andres, know exactly how to tell a beautiful story with pictures. Join them on their next photographic adventure using the Petzval 85mm lens. A bokeh kind of day.

  • Fascinating Stills from Cecil B. DeMille's 'The Ten Commandments' (1923)

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-08-05 in #world #lifestyle
    Fascinating Stills from Cecil B. DeMille's 'The Ten Commandments' (1923)

    These blue-tinted photographs were taken by Edward S. Curtis, renowned ethnologist and photographer who had also worked on the set of the 1923 silent epic film not only as still photographer but also as the second unit cameraman.

  • Vintage Gallery: Art School Classes

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-07-23 in #world #lifestyle
    Vintage Gallery: Art School Classes

    If formal training alone is not enough to make great art, then being in a room full of like-minded people might be another form of encouragement. To see fellow artists labor over the tiniest detail, to feel the depth of their ambition, to be part of this silent energy—these are priceless perks. The following photographs of University of Art and Design from the 1920s let us sit in on some of these busy classes.

  • Shop News

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    Satisfy your hunger for creative snap-shooting with this lens package made especially for Micro 4/3 digital cameras! Don't miss the 20% discount!

  • Lessons from Vintage Photography: Leading the Eye In

    written by lomographymagazine on 2016-02-11 in #world #lifestyle
    Lessons from Vintage Photography: Leading the Eye In

    Vintage does not have to be old hat. These archive samples serve as memos of where to direct the eye and how to create depth in a picture.

    1
  • The World According to Herr Willie: The Amazon

    written by wil6ka on 2015-04-09 in #world #locations
    The World According to Herr Willie: The Amazon

    It was the Amazon which I had longed for my whole life. And when it was finally a set deal that I will travel to Brazil with two of my best friends for the Copa do Mundo (World Cup), we really had to start our adventure in the Amazon. I had known about this magical place deep in the rainforest. There was a lodge run by local people of indigenous background, with wooden houses that float on the water and a limited number of visitors. It was eco-tourism as how it should be. To preserve and to celebrate one of the most impressive locations I have seen so far.

    9
  • Trending Albums of September 2015

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-10-03 in #world #news
    Trending Albums of September 2015

    Sometimes, words are not enough to recount what we've seen and experienced. In this situation, the memorable snapshots we took on these journeys come in handy. To fill in the details and set the phase of our tales, we turn to our well-curated albums.

    6
  • Shop News

    Pixelstick

    Pixelstick

    The most incredible lightpainting tool is here! Consists of 200 full color RGB LEDs in a lightweight aluminium housing will color your analogue world in different way! Create and animate different shades and shapes with the Pixelstick!

  • Best of LomoKino Tipsters

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-05-12 in #gear #tipster #videos
    Best of LomoKino Tipsters

    Channel your inner filmmaker and tell your very own story through the LomoKino, just in time for the highly-anticipated 68th Cannes Film Festival set to take place later this month. We've rounded up some of the most innovative and informative tipsters from the community for you to peruse before you start crankin'!

  • Kamila K Stanley: Boundless Imaginarium

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-06-02 in #people #lifestyle
    Kamila K Stanley: Boundless Imaginarium

    For this young artist, photography is not just a tally of sights. Set in light or dusk, it is a record of sensations. Shared bliss and awe are as much part of the scenery as the clouds. There is a sense of flight even on land.

    1
  • Zenit KM: Feathered Friends

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-08-12 in #gear #lifestyle
    Zenit KM: Feathered Friends

    Their movement is as hard to predict as the weather. One minute they're on a standstill, the next they horde the sky with their brisk wings. This is precisely why people need binoculars and camouflage suits just to trace the track of birds. Similarly for photographers, these creatures present a friendly challenge. To capture the perfect stance, on land as in mid-air, is a reward.

    1
  • Shop News

    Fuji Instax Wide 300

    Fuji Instax Wide 300

    Shoot wider and bigger with this new instax camera that has film format twice the size of the instax mini films!

  • My New York City Bike Ride Through Purple Eyes

    written by cecilialeitinger on 2015-08-14 in #world #news
    My New York City Bike Ride Through Purple Eyes

    What do you do when you don't have much time in a city like New York but you want to see everything, feel the vibe and be part of the community, even for a short time? Jump on a bike and enjoy what trains, buses and cabs can never give you: be part of the city. Take a camera with you to capture the moments and sights you don't want to forget. I did this with my LC-A 120 and LomoChrome Purple film.

  • Kelly Angood and the Exciting World of Pinhole Photography

    written by jacobs on 2015-04-03 in #people #news #lifestyle
    Kelly Angood and the Exciting World of Pinhole Photography

    The founder of The Pop-Up Pinhole Co., Kelly Angood, has been handcrafting pinhole cameras from scratch since 2010. After developing a huge online following from one of her early pinhole designs, she embarked on a mission to design an affordable, functional pinhole camera that could be constructed all in the comfort of your own home — and it had to look great too! Following an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign, her mission was realized. Read on to see how it happened and what's next for Kelly and The Pop-Up Pinhole Company!

    2
  • Torpus & the Art Directors Shoots Their Newest Music Video with the LomoKino!

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-03-17 in #world #lifestyle #videos
    Torpus & the Art Directors Shoots Their Newest Music Video with the LomoKino!

    Bop your heads to the tune of the feel-good track by German band Torpus & the Art Directors, "Two Hearts," off their newest album, "The Dawn Chorus," which was released just last Friday! In this interview, band members and self-confessed Lomography and analog photography fans Melf and Sönke reveal to us behind-the-scene details on making the video.

    2