For those of you who like Model Ts and other era cars in films, I found this movie by accident and have not yet seen the whole thing. If you have Netflix, then you will be able to watch it as it is a Netflix Original. I've seen about the first half hour and it looks good so far. It's a crime film and there are some mistakes vehicle wise but, we all know this is to be expected. Just thought some of you might enjoy this.....
Willis, I watched the movie last night after I read your post. Didn't care for it much. Didn't realize until the end that it written by Stephen King. His stuff is too "macobber" for me.
I watched the movie and was surprised when the sheriff investigating in 1922 showed up driving a 1930 Model A pickup.
I watched it last week and it didn't impress me any.
There are always mistakes with the vehicles as accuracy is not they're main focus. Like the Feed and Seed Chevrolet truck that the lawyer comes to the farm house in. That is a Superior model looks like 1924-25.
Just thought some of you might like the old vehicles on screen.
Did not know it was a Stephen King? I like some of his work.
From the beginning, when it was a tiny village near Los Angeles, Hollywood traditionally has given history a brutal beating. Even the highest quality productions usually get something wrong.
You mean there shouldn't be a compressed gas cylinder on the back of a chariot in Gladiator?
1922 was filmed in the Vancouver, BC, area. I had the big blue Cadillac that may show up in a scene or two (the car is owned by a friend of mine). I had teach the star (Neil McD?) how to start it and drive it 50 feet down the driveway, which he did just fine. The Model T touring was something they found on Craigslist and got running for the show.
That begs a few questions.
What movie/show Gladiator is that from? I can't quite figure out the chariot from that screen shot. I would imagine it has wrecked and is on its side?
I would also speculate (I seem to be using that word often lately?) that compressed air would be used to spread smoke or dust for illusion of speed while filming action shots in slow-speed to choreograph stunts.
I understand that Stephen King is a favorite author for many people. I cannot really understand that, however, because nearly all my life I have worked too hard and had too little time to read novels of any kind. So I have never read one of his novels. I have seen quite a few of the movies based upon his novels, and I can see how he would be a wonderful story teller and writer. However, frankly, I think most of his novels do not translate well to the film medium. They may have been wonderfully engrossing books? But the movies mostly stunk.
Totally my opinion. With my apologies to mister King.
Willis, if I could get two of my kids to fully disclose their netflix info, I'd go watch it on my phone. :-)
I think it'd be fun to watch.
Hah! Steven King from Creepshow, "Jordy Verrill, you knulnkhead!" ;-)