How Ghostbusters Filmed The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Scene


In the latest installment of Cinefix's Art of the Scene webseries, the website is taking a look at the climactic scene of Ghostbusters.

That's right -- it's the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man.

A character that had the potential to be so bizarrely goofy that it would take fans out of the movie, Mr. Stay-Puft worried even director Ivan Reitman, leading to a very careful approach to shooting the movie's iconic final act.

You can check out the Art of the Scene and a few words from Cinefix below.


The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man stomping through New York is one of the most memorable scenes in movie history. Go behind the scenes of Ghostbusters, and see how the gooiest movie got on the road to its rampage.