Thursday, 26 April 2012

FACE TIME

The greatest movie stars are – and always have been – what they are because they look the way they do: faces uniquely individual and instantly memorable. However, this brilliant little animated film by Philip Scott Johnson, suggests that there is less to separate the gods of the silver screen from one another than we might have supposed...

To how many of these endlessly re-morphing features can you put a name?

Frustrated readers will find the role-call after the film...



Here's Who Was Who...

Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin, James Cagney, Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Errol Flynn, Fred Astaire, Clark Gable, Laurence Olivier, Gary Cooper, Humphrey Bogart, James Stewart, Tyrone Power, Cary Grant, Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum, John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Gene Kelly, Burt Lancaster, William Holden, Marlon Brando, James Dean, Rock Hudson, Montgomery Clift, Anthony Quinn, Gregory Peck, Richard Burton, Jack Lemmon, Sean Connery, Sidney Poitier, Charlton Heston, Steve McQueen, Peter O'Toole, Paul Newman, Clint Eastwood, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Roy Scheider, Warren Beatty, Dennis Hopper, Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Harrison Ford, Kevin Kline, Kevin Costner, Michael Douglas, Christopher Walken, Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, John Travolta, Antonio Banderas, Tim Robbins, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Matt Damon and George Clooney

The music is Bach's Allemande from 'Suite for Solo Cello No. 3 in C Major,' performed by Antonio Meneses.

6 comments:

Beth Stilborn said...

My score was an embarrassing 15. Often I was just figuring out a face when it morphed into another one before my brain could dredge up the name. (No trouble with Newman and Redford... no surprise there!)

That was amazing to watch!

Suzanne said...

Some of the morphs were more interesting than the actual faces! Half way between Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman for instance makes for an absolute dream! Showing my age by the moment in the film when I was most able to recognise the faces!

Wobble The Witch Cat said...

What a great video compilation! Some very handsome some very beautiful and some quite average looking guys! I never thought Fred Astaire was handsome though he certainly knew how to dance! Some too perfect like George Clooney! A bit of imperfection is more attractive I think!

Brian Sibley said...

I'm with all three of you on your respective points.

Wobble: Have tried to reach you by texts and e-mails. Did you ever receive a package from me?

Eudora said...

Everybody... except Fredric March... Is there a prize? :)

SharonM said...

Managed about 61 - it's a terrific compilation.