Best movie visible crew/equipment of 1971

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Duel picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Dennis Weaver is in the cafe a shadow of a cameraman is cast across the table he is sitting at. The shot then changes to a wider angle to reveal that there isn't anyone near him who could have cast that shadow.

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Diamonds Are Forever picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Bond climbs off of the elevator and hangs for a few seconds, if you look closely at the ground behind Bond, you can see his shadow on the screen behind him which has the image of the ground projected onto it.

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Visible crew/equipment: Very early on in the movie, Neville is happily driving around the deserted streets. Half way through this scene the camera shows us Neville's view out the front windscreen of the car. Ahead, moving cars can be seen crossing the intersection, obviously where the streets hadn't been blocked off for the filming of the movie.

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Shaft picture Shaft mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Bumpy hires Shaft to find his daughter, Bumpy gives Shaft an envelope with money, and when Shaft stands up you can see the bulge of the hidden microphone and wire at the front of Shaft's turtleneck sweater. When Bumpy leaves the office Shaft turns around and there's a bulge at the back of his waist, which is presumably the mic transmitter. (00:26:10)

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Carry On at Your Convenience picture

Visible crew/equipment: At the end of the film when the women have broken up the strike, after everyone has gone back in Sid James and Hattie Jacques are standing talking in front of Sid's car you can see the boom mike reflecting in the window of Sid's car.

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where the group enters the weird elevator with the escher wallpapered walls when the shot looks from the back of the elevator you can see the shadow of the camera/light reflector on Mr. Salt.

DJKostya

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Dirty Harry picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the car with the bank robbers drives off Harry shoots the driver. The car crashes in a flower stand and knocks over a hydrant. When the camera angle changes to a view from the back you see a cable coming out of the trunk. (00:11:55)

NancyFelix

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Get Carter picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Carter meets with Glenda on the bridge, a tracking shot of Carter trying to get away from the other thugs makes hard shadows of the camera on every pillar it moves by. (01:22:00)

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Dad's Army picture Dad's Army mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Mr. Mainwaring, Mr. Wilson and Pike have left the radio shop and they are walking up the street, you can see the crew in the reflection of the shop windows.

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Straw Dogs picture

Visible crew/equipment: When David and Amy are driving to the farmhouse, just after shopping in town, the camera and its operator are plainly visible, reflected in the car's driver side window.

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Walkabout picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the aboriginal tribe were gathering around the burnt out VW, in one shot, you can see a white man in the background with dark body paint to make him appear to be an aboriginal.

thedoorman

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THX 1138 picture

Visible crew/equipment: When LUH 3417 closes the door of the medicine cabinet because she doesn't have the right to take more pills, there's a reflection of a crew member's hand retaining a door.

Dr Wilson

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Bedknobs And Broomsticks picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Ms Price tries to fly on her broom and she is launched upwards and wipes-out on the floor, she is replaced by a very obvious and much younger stunt double.

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The Anderson Tapes picture The Anderson Tapes mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the Mayflower truck crashes into the police cars, crew members and the second camera (presumably filming the stunt from the overhead angle) can be seen in the wideshot at the left side of the screen, before the camera pans to the right for a close-up of squad car 351.

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The Andromeda Strain picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Stone and Hall fly over in the helicopter, the mark for the positioning of one of the 'corpses' is visible. There is a thick black line perfectly outlining the right side of the body. It's the one the camera centers on as Stone talks about the birds spreading the disease.

Grumpy Scot

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On the Buses picture

Visible crew/equipment: As Stan drives off after demolishing the telephone box and bus shelter the camera lights are reflected in the back window of the bus.

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