Levy Anatomy: Thrilling Sequences

Thrilling set-pieces, boasting the best special effects of the time (in chronological order):

San Francisco, 1936, Earthquake

The Hurricane, 1937, Tidal wave

GWTW, 1939, Burning of Atlanta

King Solomon’s Mines, 1950, Animal stampede

Greatest Show on Earth, 1952, Circus train wreck

Ten Commandments, The, 1956, Parting of Red Sea

Ben-Hur, 1959, Chariots Race

Lawrence of Arabia, 1962, Desert train wreck

Dances With Wolves, 1990, Buffalo stampede