Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes Pic!
As the year winds down I find myself going over some of my favorite movies and figured I’d have to include a picture from Jaws… especially since the celebratory 35th Anniversary article on Jaws, with a ton of behind the scenes images, is what planted the seed of this column to begin with.
So, here we have a nice shot from my favorite film, with the crew filming Bruce off the coast of Matha’s Vineyard. Correct me if I’m wrong, but that looks like Spielberg actually manning the camera off the bow of the Orca, doesn’t it?
The photo comes from reader Steven Johnson and originates with an upcoming book JAWS: MEMORIES FROM MATHA’S VINEYARD, which sounds amazing… it’s an account of the filming from the locals on the island comprised of personal photos and even comes with a DVD featuring 8mm home movies of the filming. If I get a chance to check out that book you better believe I’ll review it here. It sounds like Edith Blake’s Making of Book that came out upon release, but times a thousand. Check out their Facebook page for hopefully more teasing pictures! Click for a Super Sized Version!
Tomorrow’s pic begins our Christmas themed BtSPotDs featuring classic Christmas movies. Featured is a cowboy and an exceptional thief. See you then!