Best drama movie visible crew/equipment of 1983

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Visible crew/equipment: When Pony Boy, Dally and Johnny are pulling up to the burning church, just before the first one jumps out of the car if you look through the windshield you can see the water truck that's going to put out the fire after they shoot the scene.

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Visible crew/equipment: About one hour and fifty minutes in, the two stars get into a fight and are rolling around the floor. In at least one scene, a cameraman, with a handheld Panavision camera, is quite visible in the middle of the shot.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the first deal goes wrong and the man with the chainsaw jumps out the window you can clearly see him land on a grey crash mat because it lifts up at the corners. (00:27:55)

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Visible crew/equipment: At one point Clint Eastwood is out in the woods practising his shooting with his new .44 auto-mag pistol. While he's doing this, a car pulls up and a black male begins to get out with a shotgun. (We later learn that this is his partner). As the man with the shotgun is opening his door, if you look at the reflection in the car window, you can clearly see the reflection of a man with a camera and another man standing next to him.

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Visible crew/equipment: "Wordmans" visits Sal in his dressing room and the boom mic is seen in shadows on the wall.

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Visible crew/equipment: While Lana and her friend are staying at Joel's house, after dinner, Lana goes upstairs to visit Joel in his room to see if he wants to go out for ice-cream. As Lana enters the room, the bedroom door swings open and you can see a crew member's hand catch the doorknob, just before the camera pans to the right.

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Visible crew/equipment: During the scene where Nick and Sam come upon Richard having a midnight snack in the kitchen you can see a small bright whitish reflection of some kind of equipment in the top left (our left) kitchen window, down in the lower right corner. There is no character movement or other scene related explanation for this reflection. It moves and fades during the scene, most dramatically at the end of the scene. (00:37:20)

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Visible crew/equipment: In one of the first scenes, two plain-clothes cops are chasing a suspect. The suspect runs through a house and down some stairs. Look under the stairs. You can see a person trying to hide in the dark under the stairs, presumably a stage hand.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where the wrecked Christine rebuilds itself for the first time, and the camera moves in on Keith Gordon, the shadow of part of the camera becomes visible along the right side of his face just as he says "Okay. Show me." (01:00:30)

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Visible crew/equipment: When the FBI van pulls up in front of the 7-11 to take Broderick away, lights and other rigging are reflected in the van.

William Bergquist
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Visible crew/equipment: When Caroline arrives home in the taxi cab at the end, she sees Joan's red car in the driveway. When she opens the door you can see a reflector screen in the window for a split second. (Use slo-mo if necessary).

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Visible crew/equipment: When Aurora sees Breedlove off at the airport and he comes out again, you see in his glasses the reflections of various people in dark clothes, but not Aurora who is wearing light colors and is supposed to be standing right in front of him. (01:44:35)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Alex is riding the tram after her argument with Nick, you can see the cameraman holding a camera, reflected in the back window of the tram. (01:15:25)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the final fight scene on the cliff when they begin to battle in the air, you can see the wire pulleys on the right corner of the screen. (01:18:20)

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Visible crew/equipment: As Blue Thunder performs its loop just before the bad guy's helicopter is destroyed, there is a shot of him looking around in his helicopter. In this shot you can see the camera helicopter reflected in the glass.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Luke enters the shearing barn after the rest of the crew has gone, the camera rigging is briefly visible at the lower right of the screen.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Sarah drives away from the clinic in tears after seeing Johnny, the side of her car shows us two banks of studio lights, a reflector panel and part of the camera crew. (00:24:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: Before the chase between Bond's bike and Fatima, right when Bond opens the box where the bike is in, a lighting screen is reflected on the front light of the bike.

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Visible crew/equipment: After Cho jumps on top of the thug van and falls off the roof, hanging off the driver's side near the back of the van, the back corner of the film crew's truck bed is visible in the lower right corner of the screen for a moment. (00:39:10)

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Visible crew/equipment: Near the beginning when Nick Nolte is in the back of the truck, the sun is behind the camera. You can see the shadow of the camera operator perfectly along with the camera's shadow.

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