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Re: cornering the latex market
Maybe Jim Farlow can get the foot of the failed animatronic Godzilla for
a song (and possibly a dance)! Who built it? (Can reply off-list)
From: Larry Dunn <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Thursday, May 07, 1998 10:11 AM
Subject: Re: cornering the latex market
>From: "Allan Edels" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Both companies do NOT seem to making mechanicals for the movie -
>>"Dreamscape" does CGI and other "Invisible Effects", the other company
>>selling their make-up ability.
>I think Brian was right about the list veering a bit, but a real
>paleontologist stated this thread so it MUST have some relevance. In
>any event, this is my last Godzilla post (at least until the movie comes
>They did do an animatronic Godzilla, which cost millions of dollars. It
>was very large and complex. Devlin and Emmerich justified a smaller
>budget than De Bont was willing to deliver based on the use of
>animatronics, whereas De Bont had demanded 100% CGI.
>Guess what? The Animatronic Godzilla would not work. It failed again
>and again. Smoke came out of it (when it wasn't supposed to, that is).
>So the movie Godzilla is 100% CGI after all!
>I personally have seen the new Godzilla and think it looks like a
>poposaur with a spiky back.
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