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Cornelis, Movie, 2010 IMDB

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atom SE

2011-03-20 02:55


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dsl SX

2011-03-20 03:35


Have I understood this correctly - the film people wanted to recreate mid-60s street scenes with driving on the left? So they would have to close off a fair part of central Stockholm streets and bridges to create the closed set extending for quite a distance to ensure the background traffic matched the foreground. Plus convert all the road signs, markings and traffic lights etc. A big project with a lot of co-operation and disruption (even if the soft light suggests early morning or evening). I'm impressed.

atom SE

2011-03-20 03:50


Yes, I thought the same thing untill I realized it was old stock footage...

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In this scene you can see that the camera follows the trolley bus, suggesting that this is stock footage from a film about transportation or simillar. The main character Cornelis has been edited in making it look like he is just casually walking by.

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dsl SX

2011-03-20 16:45


Clever technique. Stock footage would date to 1966 or thereabouts from the cars and the Corsair advert on the bus? When was the changeover to driving on right - 1967?

deltagolf CA

2011-03-20 16:49


dsl wrote When was the changeover to driving on right - 1967?

Yes, 3 September 1967 to be exact. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dagen_H

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dsl SX

2011-03-20 17:11


deltagolf wrote Yes, 3 September 1967 to be exact. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dagen_H

Thanks - interesting. Says that changeover meant "Trams in Stockholm were withdrawn and replaced by buses", so confirms the extensive use of stock footage for any picture containing a tram or tram furniture.

Gag Halfrunt UK

2011-03-20 17:28


It might be a coincidence, but one of the trams is marked for line 7, which was reopened in 1991 as a heritage tramway, so it might have been filmed running on the line or added to the shot with digital effects.

Bobjork SE

2011-04-05 21:07


No, it is Stock footage that they were allowed to use if the digitalized it all for the tramway museum.
Then they cut in Hans-Erik (Cornelis) into the footage.

Corkeyandpals US

2014-01-20 22:53


Aircraft at: http://impdb.org/index.php?title=Cornelis

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