The Prop Master: Ross Macdonald, Forger for Screens Big and Small – Steven Heller – Life – The Atlantic

Because this is mostly a serial list, there’s not a lot of journalistic depth to this piece, but I did enjoy reading it. It’s a rather stark comment on how fatherhood has affected my movie-going when I realize I haven’t seen a single one of these movies, other than “Baby’s Day Out.” Macdonald is an editorial and book illustrator and typographer who makes props for motion pictures. And he gets…