One of the more iconic images of the home invasion scene in Home Alone is Joe Pesci’s character getting his head blowtorched by a booby trap set up by Macaulay Culkin’s Kevin McCallister. The stunt is a cleverly executed instance of visual trickery involving a pane of glass and a mannequin. In the video above, Home Alone’s production designer, John Muto, tells us how he pulled off the shot.

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