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#1 Stephen Perera

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 05:30 AM

....was watching some BTS of the Murder On The Orient Express film on youtube and there was this part where it should the audio guy with the boom pole and he had a tennis ball at the end of the pole by his hand! whats this all about haha

 

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#2 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 08:08 AM

It's just in case of hitting things with it. People do similar things on C-stands, the bottom of crane heads, etc.


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#3 Stephen Perera

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 09:01 AM

hahaha of course.....best to get hit with a tennis ball in the head than the pole and also the sound will be less drastic...I always love to see how on film sets people just use common sense and whatever is at hand which is my way of doing things...thanks....its a good clip to watch by the way...those huge 65mm panavisions


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#4 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 11:47 AM

Also don't forget about scratching the (i'm sure) very expensive wood if he happens to brush up against the wall.


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#5 Tyler Purcell

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 02:45 PM

Anyone else notice how loud the Panavision system 65 reflex (non sound) body is? Damn thing is LOUD!!!! EEK!
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Posted 02 November 2017 - 03:37 PM

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#7 Justin Hayward

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 08:59 PM

Such an impressive production.  Overwhelming.  Thanks for posting.


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