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#1 Niki Mundo

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 01:09 PM

When the bomb in the elevator shaft blows out the side of the building, the effect was accomplished by (a) collecting virtually every camera flashbulb of a particularly powerful type in the Los Angeles area and wiring them on the outside of the actual building to simulate the flash, and ( b ) by superimposing a shot of an actual explosive blowing a hole in the wall of an all-black miniature of the building at the appropriate location. - IMDB

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#2 timHealy

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 01:51 PM

Is there a question there somewhere?
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#3 Leo Anthony Vale

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 01:53 PM

Tell me you got that?!


Okay. & the point is?

If they're the bulbs I think they must have been, they're no longer manufctured.
A shame.

Also there must be a rule hidden away that states when posting in 'On Screen', one must use the title of the movie being discussed in the topic line.
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#4 Michael Nash

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 02:00 PM

IIRC, the wide shot was a practical pyro effect done at the location (propelled gasoline).
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#5 Niki Mundo

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 02:42 PM

Okay. & the point is?

If they're the bulbs I think they must have been, they're no longer manufctured.
A shame.

Also there must be a rule hidden away that states when posting in 'On Screen', one must use the title of the movie being discussed in the topic line.


You don't need to use the title if the movie is a classic. Everyone should already know what I'm talking about. Though I probably should have put this in the VF/X catagory.

Yippy-kai-yay mother funster!! (TV version).
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#6 Leo Anthony Vale

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 02:42 PM

IIRC, the wide shot was a practical pyro effect done at the location (propelled gasoline).


Score another one for IMDubious.com.
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#7 Leo Anthony Vale

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 02:45 PM

You don't need to use the title if the movie is a classic. Everyone should already know what I'm talking about. Though I probably should have put this in the VF/X catagory.

Yippy-kai-yay mother funster!! (TV version).


Okay, what about Lake Chudskoye or Aleksandrov Liberty?

Both references to classic movies.
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#8 Michael Nash

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 03:00 PM

Score another one for IMDubious.com.


I just remember seeing something on TV quite a while back. I think it was actually a segment on "Entertainment Tonight" at the time; the practical "explosion" (fireball) was quite a spectacle for the surrounding area.

I could be wrong. That was a long time ago...
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#9 Niki Mundo

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 03:07 PM

Okay, what about Lake Chudskoye or Aleksandrov Liberty?

Both references to classic movies.


I googled those. Didn't really get anything, too obscure. Is the Aleksandrov Liberty the "Battlship Potemkim" film (which is a classic but in a classroom study way).
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Posted 12 April 2008 - 03:08 PM

Okay, what about Lake Chudskoye or Aleksandrov Liberty?

Both references to classic movies.


I googled those. Didn't really get anything, too obscure. Is the Aleksandrov Liberty the "Battlship Potemkim" film (which is a classic but in a classroom study way).
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#11 James Steven Beverly

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 11:30 PM

Okay, what about Lake Chudskoye or Aleksandrov Liberty?

Both references to classic movies.


You must of course be referring to Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky and I believe that great line ""No man can emancipate himself, except by emancipating with him all the men around him. My liberty is the liberty of everyone, for I am not truly free, free not only in thought but in deed, except when my liberty and my rights find their confirmation, their sanction, in the liberty and the rights of all men, my equals" from Mikhail Bakunin and embodied by Eisenstein’s assistant Grigori Aleksandrov's Gilyarovsky in Eisenstein’s The Battleship Potemkin. B)

Edited by James Steven Beverly, 12 April 2008 - 11:31 PM.

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#12 Paul Bruening

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Posted 13 April 2008 - 11:26 AM

I love Eisenstein: Baby carts, frozen lakes and the inherent editing found in Kabuki theater.
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#13 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 13 April 2008 - 12:10 PM

> Yippy-kai-yay mother funster!! (TV version).

In the Japanese dub, he says "That's what I thought would happen, you country bumpkin."

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#14 Leo Anthony Vale

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Posted 14 April 2008 - 02:26 PM

You must of course be referring to Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky and I believe that great line ""No man can emancipate himself, except by emancipating with him all the men around him. My liberty is the liberty of everyone, for I am not truly free, free not only in thought but in deed, except when my liberty and my rights find their confirmation, their sanction, in the liberty and the rights of all men, my equals" from Mikhail Bakunin and embodied by Eisenstein?s assistant Grigori Aleksandrov's Gilyarovsky in Eisenstein?s The Battleship Potemkin. B)


Nice.

But the Aleksandrov liberty is the monastery Ivan retreats to in 'Ivan the Terrible, part I'.

I think it's called a liberty because the government has no control over it.
Sorta like running into a church for sanctuary from the secular government.
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