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« on: August 26, 2006, 03:58:15 PM »

Does anyone know how they managed to get that fly on that guys face at the beginning of the movie? Or is that just luck?

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« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2006, 03:59:26 PM »

The prop man painted Jack Elam's face with either honey or marmalade (depending on who you ask) which attracted the fly.  Basically the released a whole jar of flies hoping that one would stick around.

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« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2006, 04:35:33 PM »

I think it was part fly-part Vincent Price from the 1950s film - so that fly had actor's blood.  That scene was just one of a zillion that made Leone films special.  I should try that same trick in my current film (an in-progress clip on youtube.com, search "FDM" .

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« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2006, 02:00:41 PM »

If you look closely you can see the shine on his face from whatever goo has been put on him.

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« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2006, 02:11:10 PM »

The part of the Fly was played brilliantly by Jeff Goldblum who at the time was an unknown (and the same can be said today).

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« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2006, 03:17:07 PM »

The part of the Fly was played brilliantly by Jeff Goldblum who at the time was an unknown (and the same can be said today).
Oh SNAP!

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« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2006, 03:28:35 PM »

The part of the Fly was played brilliantly by Jeff Goldblum who at the time was an unknown (and the same can be said today).

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« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2006, 10:55:48 PM »

Oh SNAP!


Yeah he just kinda dissappeared from the lime light did'nt he?
He was like the Steve Guttenberg of the 90's.

He appeared in all these hits throughout the decade (Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Jurassic park 2 etc.) but then vanished at the turn of the century.

Since then I have only seen him in "The Life Aquatic" (which I urge all of you to see).

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« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2006, 11:06:27 PM »

Since then I have only seen him in "The Life Aquatic" (which I urge all of you to see).
I loved his role in that movie (and the movie in general). I need to pick that DVD up, haven seen it since the cinema.

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« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2006, 11:08:16 PM »

I loved his role in that movie (and the movie in general). I need to pick that DVD up, haven seen it since the cinema.

The director of the film (always seem to forget his name) is very good. I have seen all his films and don't dislike any.
Perhaps my favorite is "Rushmore".

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« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2006, 06:16:16 AM »


Yeah he just kinda dissappeared from the lime light didn't he?
He was like the Steve Guttenberg of the 90's.


that's a good one!!!
whee the hell is he now? Huh

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« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2006, 12:56:11 PM »

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The director of the film (always seem to forget his name) is very good. I have seen all his films and don't dislike any.
Perhaps my favorite is "Rushmore".

  That would be Wes Anderson.  My favorite of his is Life Aquatic w/ Steve Zissou, Bill Murray is beyond hilarious as Zissou.  Has anyone seen the Wes Anderson Mastercard commercial?  I've seen it at several movie theaters prior to the trailers.

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« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2006, 02:29:57 AM »


Yeah he just kinda dissappeared from the lime light did'nt he?
He was like the Steve Guttenberg of the 90's.

He appeared in all these hits throughout the decade (Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Jurassic park 2 etc.) but then vanished at the turn of the century.

Since then I have only seen him in "The Life Aquatic" (which I urge all of you to see).


Lest we forget Silverado.

I think Jeff was pretty darn young when he did OUATITW. Not quite "larva" young, but youngish.

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« Reply #13 on: September 28, 2006, 06:20:36 PM »

was that a fake fly when it was sliding up the wood?

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« Reply #14 on: September 29, 2006, 12:32:45 AM »

was that a fake fly when it was sliding up the wood?


yes.

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