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Jason Patnode
Film Handler

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From: Zephyr Cove, NV, USA
Registered: Jul 2017


 - posted July 06, 2018 02:05 AM      Profile for Jason Patnode   Author's Homepage   Email Jason Patnode   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Ummmm...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Terminator-70mm-Feature-Film-Ride-T2-12-Minute-Movie-ULTRA-RARE/253066641327?hash=item3aebf27faf:g:XmUAAOSwMZJZenCm

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Brian Fretwell
Phenomenal Film Handler

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From: London, UK
Registered: Jun 2014


 - posted July 06, 2018 02:16 AM      Profile for Brian Fretwell   Email Brian Fretwell   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Sold for people to cut up and use the individual frames to re-sell, or use in other projects it seems. I wonder how many of the "damaged" frames mentioned there are.
I quote the pitch for the sale and what they want people to think they can make from it :-
"The Back to the Future ride at Universal also used a 70mm film to produce the visual effects during the ride. There is a pair of BTTF 70mm frame cells (TWO CELLS/FRAMES) for sale (online) which is commanding $149.00 for just TWO CELLS as there were only a handful created."

Hoping for greedy a buy who thinks he can sell at that price?

[ July 06, 2018, 05:51 AM: Message edited by: Brian Fretwell ]

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Melvin England
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 - posted July 06, 2018 04:04 AM      Profile for Melvin England   Email Melvin England   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
12 Minutes x 60 seconds per minute x 24 frames per second = 17280

29995 divided by 17280 = $1.74 per frame ( $41.66 per second )

Make of that what you will.....

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