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Wise and Belafonte
Wise and Belafonte clown on the set.

"I did something in ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW I'd been wanting to do in some pictures but hadn't had the chance. I wanted a certain kind of mood in some sequences, such as the opening when Robert Ryan is walking down West Side Street...I used infra-red film. You have to be very careful with that because it turns green things white, and you can't get too close on people's faces. It does distort them but gives that wonderful quality—black skies with white clouds—and it changes the feeling and look of the scenes."*

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1. Robert Wise On His Films, p. 157

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