One of my all-time favorite assignments for the International Cinematographers Guild: a history of the car chase in film and TV from Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914) through Bullitt (1968) to Fast Five (2011). Check it out here (may take a little time to download).

My favorite quote that didn't make the editor's cut: "You have to tear up a lot of shit for a great car chase.” That's from Kenny Rivenbark, Libra head operator on Quantum of Solace, Fast Five and others. This is a Libra head, btw, at the end of the crane arm: