Famous Balloon Movies, Chapter 5

Star Wars, the epic tale of rebels taking on the Galactic Empire, is the next title in Jerry Rees‘ Famous Balloon Movies shorts featuring a loose balloon seamlessly incorporated in classic movie scenes. Set “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away”, Star Wars follows a group of freedom fighters known as the […]

Famous Balloon Movies, Chapter 4

Alfred Hitchcock’s film, North by Northwest, is the next classic title featuring Jerry Rees‘ wayward loose balloon.  North by Northwest is a 1959 suspense film starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint. North by Northwest is a tale of mistaken identity, with an innocent man pursued across the United States by agents of a mysterious organization […]

Famous Balloon Movies, Chapter 3

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is the movie for this Famous Balloon Movies short by Director and special effects creator, Jerry Rees. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 western starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford.  The movie is based loosely on the story of the title characters. The film won four […]

Famous Balloon Movies, Chapter 2

From director and special effects creator, Jerry Rees, here is Famous Balloon Movies, Chapter 2.  This short pays tribute to the 1942 timeless movie, Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Casablanca is considered one of the greatest movies ever made. Casablanca won three Academy Awards and is recognized in many AFI’s “greatest” lists.  

Famous Balloon Movies, Chapter 1

I love classic movies!  Sometimes when watching an old movie, I am delighted to see scenes where balloons are present.  So, I thought… why not highlight some of the classic movies that showcased balloons (even if just for a brief moment).  It gives me a chance to show my love for classic movies and love […]