Hollywood prop shop helps re-create the past...
At Jim and Pam Elyea's company History for Hire, rentals are backed up with research. The North Hollywood firm has survived by avoiding debt and specializing in hard-to-find historical props.
The movie: an adaptation of Sara Gruen's 2006 bestselling novel "Water for Elephants," about a veterinary student who quits his studies to join a traveling circus.
The scene: a group of students, circa 1931, on the campus of Cornell University.
Jim Elyea's task: to make sure the briefcases the students are carrying look authentic when the film begins shooting this May in Santa Paula, Calif.
Read the rest of the article about History for Hire HERE - it's really interesting.
Hoping this means we'll start finding out more about Robert Pattinson and this movie soon - no rest for Rob!