Best movie visible crew/equipment of 1979

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Visible crew/equipment: You can see the string that pulls Bubba off the bike when Max shoots him. (01:19:41)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene when Kermit confronts Doc Hopper he comes walking out of the bar. If you look at the top of Kermit's legs when he walks out, two pair of hands can be seen moving the legs.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the last scene while Brian and the others are singing you can see a tourist walking in the background. (01:30:30)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the final scene before Phil Daniels rides the scooter off the cliff you can see a shadow of the helicopter filming the scene.

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Visible crew/equipment: As the boat crew steps ashore to find Kilgore, the obvious shadows of two crew and their equipment are seen moving across the backs of the soldiers and then the raised netting slightly further away. (00:27:20)

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Suggested correction: In this scene, the boat crew immediately encounter a camera crew filming the soldiers. This is their shadows.

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Visible crew/equipment: After Ripley fails to shut off the auto destruct sequence, she runs through a corridor filled with gas. As she exits from the gas right before the shot cuts away we see her pass by a full sized light. Beside this light is the clear arm and head of a lighting crew member. (This is acknowledged on the DVD commentary).

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Visible crew/equipment: Carnival biker chick goes through a flaming hoop and falls down after going though it. Just before she goes, you can see a rope tied to her to pull her off the bike after she passes through the flames. (00:33:30)

Larry Koehn
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Visible crew/equipment: In the non-widescreen version, a hole in the ceiling and a microphone can be seen picking up the dialogue between Patrick McGoohan and Clint Eastwood in the warden's office.

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Visible crew/equipment: After Reggie touches the metal poles, he goes flying backwards. As he hit's the floor, you can see a thick white rope attached to his left foot. (01:11:10)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where the space station explodes, the wire holding up the model is visible when the explosion backlights it.

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Visible crew/equipment: If you look closely, you can see the camera and crew reflected in the cars passing while the camera follows Isaac running down the street.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Stuart Selsome unloads the safe and rolls it on the dolly towards his pen, the shadow of a boom mic can be seen on the grass. (01:10:05)

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Visible crew/equipment: Young vampire Danny floats away from the window after being confronted with a crucifix. The effect is quickly ruined when the boom he is sitting on can be seen moving him for 8 seconds. (01:43:40)

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Visible crew/equipment: After 'She's A Lady' takes a spill on the track, TJ runs toward her and when Billy grabs him and picks him up TJ's t-shirt and hoodie go up and the microphone/wire/gear attached to him are visible on his back. (00:30:45)

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Visible crew/equipment: In a scene where Kirk Douglas appears to 'leap' onto his horse, a crew members arm is clearly visible in the foot of the shot pushing a mini trampoline next to the horse, ready for Kirk to jump onto and bounce up onto the saddle.

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Visible crew/equipment: Throughout the movie, the cables that help the robots V.I.N.C.E.N.T. and Old Bob fly are visible.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the four officers and Ilia exit the ship onto the hull and begin walking towards the V-ger structure, the outline of the hole left in the matte painting of the Enterprise saucer section is visible. (Corrected in the Director's Edition).

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Visible crew/equipment: When Wild Bill crash lands his P-40 Tomahawk in the street, then dazedly tries to "bail out", watch his parachute. A nearby explosion is supposed to catch the parachute and pull him backwards, but the 'chute doesn't react to the explosion. Instead, a line attached to the end of it pulls Wild Bill backwards.

Mark Bernhard
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10 (1979)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the film George is backing his Rolls Royce up at Hugh's place, as he's doing that the film crew's reflection can be seen on the car. (00:08:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: When The Warriors are running down the centre of the street (heading to the train station) as they are chased by the Turnbull AC's in their bus, on the left of this shot you can briefly see two crew members wearing yellow jackets standing next to some lighting equipment for the scene.

Jack Vaughan
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