Ilya Muromets /The sword and the dragon (1956)

Director: Aleksandr Ptushko
Cinematography: Yuli Kun / Fyodor Provorov
Art Direction: Yevgeni Kumankov
Special Effects art director: Yevgeni Svidetelev
Special effects cinematographer: Aleksei Renkov / Boris Travkin
Matte painting: Unknown

One of the many combined shot used on that film.

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A background miniature.

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One of the many fantasy characters using his terrific blowing power.
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The wind effects of the powerful ogre.
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Another samples of the Russian expertise on background miniatures.

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The flying-fire-wreathing dragon.

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Two matte paintings of distant city walls.

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