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Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« on: May 04, 2016, 05:39:24 AM »
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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2016, 11:58:36 AM »
Amazing piece of work. That must have taken thousands of man hours to make. Is it completely finished yet?
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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2016, 03:40:37 PM »
It's been on display over a year now, I've been twice to see it. Really impressive. the display itself is surrounded by weapon displays and colourised photographs from the Gallipoli Campaign, which in itself is part of an overall WW1 exhibition.

Here's some pics of the diorama I took with my phone (so not the greatest quality):

















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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2016, 03:43:19 PM »
Here's a selection of the colourised photos:


























Gen. Montgomery: "Your men don't salute much."
Gen. Freyberg: "Well, if you wave at them they'll usually wave back."

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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2016, 03:56:43 PM »
And here's some pics from the WW1 display:





























Gen. Montgomery: "Your men don't salute much."
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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2016, 11:08:23 PM »
Thanks for posting that.

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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2016, 05:46:08 AM »
Amazing. Thanks indeed.
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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2016, 06:14:30 AM »
Great pics! Thanks for posting all that.  O0
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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2016, 10:21:32 AM »
@Pinetree :)

You don't do yourself justice. Those are some excellent pics. I'd love to see it for real, but your pics really did bring it to life, so thanks for that.

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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2016, 01:33:14 PM »
Stunning. Thank you for posting that.
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Re: Peter Jackson's Gallipoli
« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2016, 10:05:58 PM »
No worries. :) I had you guys in mind when I took these, I just needed motivation to upload them. Imgur made it pretty painless in the end.
Gen. Montgomery: "Your men don't salute much."
Gen. Freyberg: "Well, if you wave at them they'll usually wave back."