Shadow Of The Vampire questions

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jeremy Illingworth, Feb 24, 2002.

  1. Jeremy Illingworth

    Jeremy Illingworth Supporting Actor

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    Why were the filmmakers wearing those dark goggles? I'm guessing since it was before the time of light meters, to get a better idea of what the exposure would look like since film was so slow back then.

    Why lab coats? I know everyone used to dress formal on set, but lab coats?

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  2. Steve Enemark

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    The commentary explains this. The goggles are to protect their eyes from the harsh glare of the lights, and the lab coats are to protect their clothing from...something. I can't remember what exactly. Some kind of dust that was present on the sets at the time, I think.
     
  3. Dan M

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    It has something to do with the actual filmstock itself that they used back then. Apparently, it put off a type of micro dust when the camera was rolling or something. (yeah I know, I sound like Butthead)
    Someone please correct me on this![​IMG]
     

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