Making of 'War Horse'
A crew of 750. A budget of $70 million. A "Seabiscuit" star. And a surprise gift from Peter Jackson. Steven Spielberg needed all that and more for his World War I epic.
In October 2010, Steven Spielberg fell in a hole. "I was walking in a trench with my viewfinder and the crew following me, and all of a sudden I disappeared," recalls the director of the time when he was shooting War Horse just outside London. "It was a hole dug for explosive charges, and a storm had washed away the warning cones and filled it up. I was totally under ice water. I threw my hands over my head, and two big grips pulled me out."
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