A Movie Made With Models
In the summer of 1971, 15-year old Steve Mirabelli and his friend combined their collections of scratch built NASCAR models – and made a movie.
“I built a 1/2 mile speedway set in my basement” Mirabelli wrote.
“I filmed the piece with an old Brownie 8mm home movie camera exposing one frame at a time moving the cars between frames. This short film took 2 months to complete.”
Now that’s dedication!
My ‘Lost’ Models: The 1990s
Here’s the third and final installment of my ‘lost’ models. It startles me that the most recent build on this page (the McLaren at the bottom), was over 20 years ago.
My ‘Lost’ Models: The 1980s
Here’s the second installment of the 20 ‘lost’ models mentioned a couple of months back – Tamiya F1s from the 1980s.