Fox Archives: Slant boards give actors and actresses a place to lean on the sets of 20th Century Fox films


Though rarely used today, slant boards (also known as leaning boards) were commonly found on movie sets. They were designed to allow reclining without wrinkling neatly pressed costumes, reclining when the costume was too snug for the actor to sit or reclining when the immense weight of the costume limited mobility. Here are some photos

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