Movie scenes that faithfully reproduce the historical events captured in the photo (12 photos)

Category: Nostalgia, PEGI 0+
10 August 2023

Biographical and historical films are always very interesting, because they are based on real events. But if you saturate the motion picture archival materials, then a work of art is simply turn into a documentary. So the biopic is a compromise between dry facts and artistic conventions. However, this is not makes it difficult to reproduce thoroughly some scenes whose authenticity can be checked. After all, we are talking about those fragments that really happened events that were captured not on paper, but on a photo or video.

Murder of Lee Harvey Oswald

Reproduced in the film “John F. Kennedy. Shots in Dallas (1991). Gary Oldman stars as Lee Harvey Oswald.

Shooting the famous dress scene from The Seven Year Itch (1955)

Reproduced in the film "Blonde" (2022). The role of Marilyn Monroe was played by Ana de Armas.

The Doors performing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1967

Reproduced in The Doors (1991). Jim Morrison is played by Val Kilmer.

Tour of the White House with Jacqueline Kennedy in 1962

Lyndon Johnson takes the oath of office as president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy

Both events are reenacted in the movie Jackie (2016). The role of Jacqueline Kennedy was played by Natalie Portman.

Photo of Richard and Mildred Loving

Reproduced in the film "Loving" (2016).

In 1959, Richard and Mildred Loving were arrested for violating anti-miscegenation law in the US state of Virginia. their business Loving vs. Virginia ended in victory for the pair in 1967 and freedom of mixed marriages.

The famous shot was taken by photographer Gray Wille for Life magazine in 1965.

Andy Kauyman performing on Saturday Night Live in 1975

Reproduced in the film The Man in the Moon (1999). The role of Kaufman was played by Jim Carrey.

Photo of American traveler Christopher McCandless found after his death in 1992

Reproduced in Into the Wild (2007).

Christopher McCandless went to the uninhabited part of Alaska to to be in solitude, but never found the way back to civilization and died of exhaustion. During his last trip, he actively led diary and take pictures.

Elvis Presley performing at the '68 Comeback Special in 1968

Shooting a video for the song "If I Can Dream" in 1968

Elvis' last performance in 1977 and performance of the song "Unchained melody"

Reproduced in the movie Elvis (2022). The role of the King was played by Austin Butler.

Frank Abagnale's participation in the TV show "Tell the Truth" in 1977

Reproduced in Catch Me If You Can (2002). Abagnale is played by Leonardo DiCaprio.

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