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This photo reminds me of Austin Powers. I bet it is a very important and iconic picture from way back when, but unfortunately that is the first thing I think of.
Le voyage dans la lune (1902)
Barry Lyndon - the right way to make sure light is not anachronistic (imho)
The King's Speech had the most amazing set design and cinematography!
2001: A Space Odyssey
the art of set design - Anna Karenina, Atonment, Sherlock Holmes - Sarah Greenwood
Suspiria, Dario Argento, 1977
Things to Come (1936 film), set design by Vincent Korda.
Our Dancing Daughters, directed by Harry Beaumont (1928). Set design by Cedric Gibbons.
Black Narcissus (1947) dir. M. Powell & E. Pressburger. Production Design Alfred Junge.
1963 Cleopatra production design