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Aronofsky's Arc and the 8 Most Massive Set-Pieces of All Time

By Brandon Specktor Jul 26, 2012

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Disney's Hyperion Airship

Disney's dirigible served as an important plot point in the 1974 film, The Island at the Top of the World, but it was the full-size model built for Paris' Disneyland Park that broke records. The 2,200-square-meter model currently protrudes from the Videopolis Theatre complex, and at the time of its installation earned the title of largest prop ever constructed for a theme park. Sadly, it is made of glass fabric and has never been hijacked by a crazy steampunk robber baron.
Tags: movies, slideshows, darren aronofsky, movie sets

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Brandon Specktor

Brandon is a writer and humor editor at Reader's Digest magazine. He was born in Tucson, Arizona, and wants to write a paranormal Western that begins, "First the cows turned up dead." What should the rest be about? Tell him on twitter @beardspeck.

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