Best movie visible crew/equipment of 1978

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Midnight Express picture

Visible crew/equipment: Towards the end of the film when Billy runs at the top of the screen towards the exit of the jail, you can see the film crew at the bottom of the screen.

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers picture

Visible crew/equipment: There's a scene in which someone goes into a phone booth to make a call. As the phone booth door closes you can see a reflection of the cameraman.

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Grease picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the soda shop scene where Sandy and Danny are at the jukebox, the reflection of the boom mic is clearly visible in the chrome part of the jukebox. [True of videos and early DVD releases - in later DVD releases the reflection has been removed].

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Visible crew/equipment: After the main characters have entered the mall through the skylight, and have gone down the stairway in order to secure the mall, Scott Reineger and Ken Foree open the door into the corridor leading to the control room and boiler room. Whilst walking through said doorway, there is movement in the shadows in the top left. This has to be a crew member, as the only other zombie that is in this area is in the boiler room.

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Visible crew/equipment: There is a scene where Michael Myers is hiding behind a hedge bush and Laurie and her friend go to investigate. Laurie turns around and talks and you see cigarette smoke go by the camera (John Carpenter admitted on the commentary track that he was smoking a little too close to the camera that day). (00:24:10)

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Visible crew/equipment: Just after young Clark Kent jumps in front of the train, there is a close up of the train speeding by with a very visible camera in its reflection. (00:30:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene just prior to the food fight, as John Belushi goes through the cafeteria line putting the food on his tray (which moves frequently), note the cameraman's feet in the mirror over the food following him. (00:33:30)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Brody approaches the group of teenagers on their smashed boats, the angle cuts to show Brody approaching seen as if from Cable Junction. At this point, there is a huge mistake. The teenagers' boats are clearly visible in the foreground, the kids have all completely vanished, and you can spot the cameraman standing on the boats quite clearly.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene near the start of the movie when Lois Chiles is showing Mia Farrow her bathroom and Mia Farrow is saying "Yes, It's lovely," on the mirror on the right you can see a member of the crew crawling around on his hands and knees. This is visible on the DVD as well as at the cinema. (00:05:50)

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I Spit On Your Grave pictureI Spit On Your Grave mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: You can see a crewmember in the woods, when Jennifer throws the huge log at the guys, during the big chase scene. (00:05:20)

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The Wiz picture

Visible crew/equipment: As the Tin Man gets to the end of his song, he's dancing in front of three mirrors. If you look past him as he's centered in the middle mirror, you can see the camera lens looking out of the canvas at him.

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Every Which Way But Loose picture

Visible crew/equipment: Near the beginning where Philo parks his truck after speaking to Orville who is taking Ma to do her driving licence, you can see a crew member (wearing a white cowboy hat and sunglasses) reflected in the side mirror of the truck.

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Visible crew/equipment: After taking the red pickup truck, there's a shot looking forward through the cab as Ryan drives away. You can see the tall black camera rig reflected in the cab's rear glass. (00:53:10)

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Visible crew/equipment: After Betty and Leo conclude their walk in the garden, camera on Betty, there is a bright blue car behind her with two men talking to each other, one sitting in the open passenger door and one leaning on the passenger door. The next shot shows her getting into a dark limo.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the truck is getting shot on the bridge, you see Rubber Duck get down on the floor of his cab and this is shown in many following shots. Just before the truck falls off the bridge, there is a short shot from inside the cab looking out. Somebody is sitting in the driver's seat, steering.

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Carry on Emmannuelle picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene where Leyland takes Emmannuelle on a "tour" of London, shortly after she shuffles from the left of the rear seat to the right, a hand flashes through the bottom right corner of the picture. (00:17:40)

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Coma picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Dr. Wheeler is leaving the Jefferson Institute after talking with the nurse, you can see someone reflected in the glass door holding a book or some papers.

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Cheech and Chong's Up In Smoke picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Chong gets into the Beetle and drives it out of the garage, the shadow of an arc light can be seen on the car.

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The Deer Hunter picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the beginning of the film, when Linda is getting ready for her wedding, standing in front of the mirror at home, a boom mic is visible at the top of the mirror. (00:07:45)

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Visible crew/equipment: When the woman asks where her husband Abner is, the staff member is looking at a visible worded card, which matches what he said.

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