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Old 26th Jan 2017, 10:04 pm   #175
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Default Re: Technology related anachronisms on TV and in films etc.

You will find lots of these 'operational' bloopers in TV productions and even in cinema films. The production designer and art director will put a lot of effort into sourcing historically correct props, but he/she probably won't be on set during the actual take so some clueless production assistant will be left to supervise things on the day. That's why you see backwards running record players, instantly warming up valves etc.
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