ADG Perspective

November-December 2015

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88 P E R S P E C T I V E | N OV E M B E R / D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 5 reshoots In 1958, Production Designer Jan Scott, an ADG Lifetime Achievement Award winner and Hall of Fame inductee, drew this atmospheric pencil and charcoal sketch for the Hallmark Hall of Fame production of HANS BRINKER AND THE SILVER SKATES. The primarily two-dimensional set of the Dutch river where young Hans (played by Tab Hunter) skates for the chance to win the silver skates was built on stage as a fully practical ice rink in NBC's Brooklyn studios. Olympic gold medal skater Dick Button performed some of the more elaborate ice choreography, and Ms. Scott received her third Emmy ® nomination (of what would eventually become twenty-nine).

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