Vegas Vacation
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Visible crew/equipment: At the beginning of the movie when Clark is entering his house and the camera angle is from inside, just as he opens the door there is something red on his front porch. If you look at any of the previous scenes, that red thing isn't there. It's the bottom of a sunscreen being used to block the bright sunlight (which would have flooded the camera) behind Clark as he enters the house. (00:01:44)

JamesP
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Visible crew/equipment: The camera and the cameraman are reflected in the chrome of the Griswold limousine when they are driving down the strip.

Visible crew/equipment: When Clark asks for Audrey and Russ at the door, there's a production member reflected in the mirror behind Clark, right before he walks in front of the television to watch the commercials.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Audrey is dancing on the sign with her cousin, you can see the safety cord in the shadow when she is at the top.

jinxie
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Visible crew/equipment: In the beginning of the movie after Clark trips over the bicycle in his driveway and approaches his house you can see the microphone in the upper middle of the screen momentarily.

Visible crew/equipment: Right at the start, when Clark is stepping up to the front door, you can see a microphone appear down from the top of the screen. Playing this scene in real time is the best way of seeing it, but watch closely because it's only in view for about a second. (00:01:38)

JamesP

Continuity mistake: In the first breakfast scene the ketchup bottle located between Clark and Rusty moves and at times vanishes between shots.

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Marty: You don't know when to quit, do ya Griswold? Here's an idea: Why don't you give me half the money you were gonna bet? Then, we'll go out back, I'll kick you in the nuts, and we'll call it a day.

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Trivia: This is the first film in the National Lampoon's Vacation series not to bear the National Lampoon name in the title, as well as being the first without John Hughes' involvement.

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Question: Did the old man really die at the end or was this just a ploy to give Clark the money for considering him part of the family? It all seems too fake. Winking, paramedics not doing anything to revive him, barely checking to see if he is alive, etc.

SAZOO1975

Chosen answer: Typically people don't give a knowing wink to someone when they are at death's door. I think what the paramedic says was the case. He just really wanted to feel like he belonged to a family. He met them, and they included him, so he wanted to "give back". This was the way he could.

Kimberly Mason
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