Studio painter adds finishing touch to tree made of
a stalk of yucca plant with small juniper branches.
the earth in 80 days. This was virtually an impossibility in 1872, the year in which the Jules Verne classic is laid, but by using a balloon, trains and the fastest available ships, the travelers manage to win their bet. En route they are plagued by the many difficulties the Verne wrote into his story.
Special-effects man sets trees into rocky bank behind the trestle, then gives forest a touch-up with sprayer.