how did they film lt dan without legs?

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To film the scenes once Lieutenant Dan has had his legs amputated, Gary Sinise wore blue fabric stockings, which were then digitally removed in post-production via chroma key compositing. Blue was used because a single bold color helps to isolate the section of the image to be removed.

“Forrest Gump” Visual Effects, Dateline NBC (1994)

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