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Science Of Fun, The : Thrill Ride (1997)
Rating:
Starring: Paul Harper
Director: Ben Stassen
Category: Special Interest, Documentary
Studio: Columbia / TriStar
Subtitles:
[None]
Length:
40 mins

 
 

 

"...the kind of action that really raises the pulse and churns the stomach."-Lawrence Van Gelder, THE NEW YORK TIMES

Take a ride on the wild side with Thrill Ride: The Science Of Fun!A white-knuckle adventure filmed in 70 millimeter, Thrill Ride takes full advantage of the power of large-format film, locking the audience into the front seat of some of the wildest rides ever created - including The Big Shot at the Stratosphere, Las Vegas and the rollercoasters Kumba and Montu, located in Busch Gardens, Tampa, Florida.

Explore the heart-pounding possibilities brought to life when the imagination meets the computer work-station with director Ben Stassen, a renowned expert in the field of Computer Generated Imagery (CGI).And learn how cutting-edge ride designers employ technology originally developed by the military and NASA to create the mind-bending ride simulators of today!

Using footage from some of the most popular rides ever created, Thrill Ride; immerses the audience in the action...so fasten your seat belts for fun!