Thursday, November 25, 2010
A Photographer's Homage To The Cult Classic Comedy Movie Caddyshack.
For most comic movie buffs, all one has to say is "golf" and "gopher" and there's no doubt you're talking about Caddyshack. The cult flick, first released 30 years ago now, is still remembered fondly by many.
So much so that advertising, commercial and editorial photographer Ted Sabarese has recreated many of the classic scenes as an homage to the movie.
above: original movie scenes on top, recreated images by Sabarese on bottom
From the snickers bar in the pool incident to the relentless pursuit of the gopher by the groundskeeper, the scenes have been immortalized as the following still images and trading cards:
Care to see how they compare?
Below are the movie posters and a bunch of stills from the original movie:
At an exclusive country club for WASPish snobs, an ambitious young caddy (Michael O'Keefe) from an overpopulated home eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job at the lumber yard. In order to succeed, he must first win the favor of the elitist Judge Smails (Ted Knight), then the caddy golf tournament which the good judge sponsors. The story also involves an obnoxious nouveau riche land developer (Rodney Dangerfield) who wants to turn the site into a condominium community; an oddball, Zen-quoting, millionaire slacker/golf ace (Chevy Chase); and a psychotic groundskeeper (Bill Murray) with a gopher-fixation.
about the Photographer:
Ted Sabarese is an advertising and editorial photographer whose clients have included Verizon, Bertolli, Microsoft, Kleenex and Blue Shield of California.