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Classic Telescopes in TV, Hollywood and Movies

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#801 Kasmos

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Posted 02 August 2022 - 03:39 AM

Me too!  I'd like to see the whole video.

 

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https://www.youtube....h?v=xPZWgCLMsW8


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#802 Argonautt

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Posted 04 August 2022 - 06:08 PM

From the opening in the Showa-era Godzilla thriller, "Ghidorah, The Three-Headed Monster".
 
Any guesses as to the glass on display???


Slightly better quality (but still mostly the same, nothing you can't spot in your shot, I thought I might aswell upload anyway)

Ghidorah-the-Three-Headed-Monster.png

 

Ghidorah-the-Three-Headed-Monster-2.png

 

(make sure to click 'download original image')


Looks like a telephoto camera lens in the back of the second shot.


Edited by Argonautt, 04 August 2022 - 06:14 PM.

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#803 Nippon

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Posted 05 August 2022 - 09:08 PM

Well this is not a classic scope in a movie but I just watched the movie Perfect Storm about the true story of the loss of the Andrea Gail in the storm of 1991. There is a character in the film, a meteorologist, whose name is Todd Gross played by actor Christopher McDonald. It appears that it is the very same Todd Gross that used to have a telescope review site which I read and enjoyed very much.


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#804 RichA

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Posted 08 August 2022 - 01:42 AM

Unertl 100mm spotter in docu about Crossroads nuclear tests in the late 1940's.

 

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