The greenscreen plate
was shot on a backlot with Tom Cruise and Billy Connolly walking
out of an alleyway as the camera pans and cranes up.
is the 3D model artists at Matte World built to create the 3D
The finished shot showing the streets as
they appeared in 1876 complete with CG cable cars, horses and
carriages. The people added to the distant street and sidewalks
were shot on the Matte World greenscreen stage with extras dressed
in authentic period clothing.