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Remarkable Behind-the-Scenes Stills from Oscars Best Picture Nominees

The Academy Award for Best Picture is certainly one of the top prestigious awards that a filmmaker can ever get in his or her entire career. Ever since it was first given in 1929, a total of 86 films have been given this award – a really huge honor, considering that this number is but a small part of the total 512 nominations.

And so to celebrate the recently-concluded 86th Academy Awards, we’ve sifted through our Overly Descriptive Title series to bring you these behind-the-scenes photographs from some Oscar-nominated films! In this feature: “Giant” (1956), “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (1969), “A Streetcar Named Desire” (1951), “A Clockwork Orange” (1971), “Jaws” (1975), “Taxi Driver” (1976), “Apocalypse Now” (1979), and “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981)!

James Dean sitting on a couch reading LOOK magazine with Elizabeth Taylor napping beside him

James Dean Smokes a Cigarette while Rehearsing for a Fight Scene with a Nonchalant-Looking Rock Hudson

Paul Newman Planking While Smoking on a Fixie

Marlon Brando dressed as his character Stanley Kowalski during a wardrobe test for ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Stanley Kubrick Head-To-Head With The Famous Phallic Figure From ‘A Clockwork Orange’

Stanley Kubrick massaging a cat’s head while on the set of ‘A Clockwork Orange’

Stanley Kubrick sitting down underneath a camera platform and holding his motion picture camera

Steven Spielberg smiling and relaxing in the jaws of Bruce the Shark

Steven Spielberg kneeling and holding a strip of film as Roy Scheider looks on

Martin Scorsese With a Gun and Grapes in His Hands

Bald Marlon Brando Resting His Chin On A Pedestal With A Soda Bottle Cap In His Left Eye

Karen Allen, Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford, and John Rhys-Davies typing a document on a busy street

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

written by chooolss

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