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This is a interesting and funny Hollywood/sci-fi story:

Owing to the nature of this project it was natural that a whole variety of Fantastic Voyage miniatures would be built, both for special effects work and to use as props of the sub when miniaturized. The smallest of these would be about 1 1/2 inches in length and would be used for the whirl pool scene and as a prop when the drastically miniaturized sub is transferred to a gigantic beaker which itself would be miniaturized to become the body of a serringe. This tiny model would not survive the production but it would be for reasons that no one could have predicted. It began when they were trying to decide how to shoot the whirl pool scene. The effects men struck upon the idea of using a large bowl filled with red punch which they could then stir up into a miniature whirl pool. They borrowed a huge punch bowl, which was know to be in the possession of Lucile Ball, filled it with red punch, dropped in a few handfuls of "Cheerios" to represent red corpuscles then stirred it up into a whirling mass and, as the camera was running, they tossed in the tiny model sub. When this shooting was successfully completed it was about lunch time so a break was called. The tiny model was retrieved, washed off and set into a window to dry. It was while the crew were eating that one of them suddenly called out "look!" and pointed to the window. Everybody froze as the saw a large black crow standing in the window eyeing the sub. Just as they began to move towards it the huge crow grabbed its shiny new prize and flew off! Fortunately the scene was "in the can" so the model would not be needed further. But somewhere out there, sitting in a long abandoned birds nest, is a valuable collectors item waiting to be discovered...


Far out huh?
 

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Hey! what gives?.....this is funny!
 

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I've read that story before. It is humorous.... but, in a sad kind of way. That filming miniature has been missing since 1966 and hasn't turned up yet. It sure makes you wonder....

- GJS
 

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Some little kid finds it, plays with it for a while, comes home throws it in a toy box and then........mother comes in and cleans out the toybox and in the trash it goes!!!!!

Quick everyone!!!!!! check you local trash dumps!!!!!!

or worse, it succumbs to the old "firecracker hell"!!!!
 

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I bet John P. has it! :devil:
 

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I'm innocent I tell you!

I don't know who that guy is officer!....uh...I just was given him a ride and thats not my jacket....its my girfriends car! and these are not even my pants!....and and....I have NO IDEA where THAT came from!

hehehehehehe

Hey guys! I did find that perfect thing that will make any car much more quiet!

IT FITS RIGHT OVER HER MOUTH!
 

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Dang, Fluke, can you hook me up with one of those? My truck has this annoying noise coming from the right seat...
 

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Nil said:
I guess the pun just went over everybody's head. :(
I confess....I did miss that one...Sorry Nil.

That was pretty bad! :p :freak:

Were here for ya Sam! I'm working on one for the Home as well!
 
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