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#1 JimBartell


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Posted 30 May 2007 - 03:27 PM

Well, in case you missed it (and I'm sure you did), you can see my one and only TV appearance on the TV show "The Shield" this Sunday night (June 3) at 10 pm when it is rebroadcast on the FX channel. The episode is called "Recoil" and I show up about halfway through in the back of a bar holding a beer and wearing a black and white baseball cap and a gray T-shirt (which, if you look closely, is on inside-out to hide the Panavision logo). In other words, I look exactly like I do every other day.

Many thanks to Bill Gierhart whose tireless hounding of the director made this possible.

I think I hear Hollywood knocking at my door (Damn, it's just a BFD repair).

Anyone else get in front of the lens (BTS doesn't count)?

Jim "Where do I pick ip my SAG card?"Bartell

p.s. That's supposed to be "My big TV debut". Unfortunately you can't edit a topic.

Edited by JimBartell, 30 May 2007 - 03:29 PM.

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#2 Brad Grimmett

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 04:39 PM

Jim Bartell, standing in a bar, holding a beer? Man, Hollywood can REALLY twist reality! Shocking!

Congrats Jim, I'll set my DVR so that I can make fun of you later.
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#3 nick franco

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 05:44 PM

Next thing you know he'll be rooming with Lindsay in rehab.
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#4 Dan Coplan

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 06:00 PM

I don't mean to one-up Jim, but does he have his own website dedicated to his fame? NO!


And you all thought I was just a humble Steadicam operator.

Dan "Wondering How Many Will Continue to Associate With Me" Coplan

* Disclaimer: Made this website many, many moons ago when I had a bit too much time on my hands.
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#5 Alec Jarnagin SOC

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 10:01 PM


Congrats (wait... didn't we just go through this????? Oh, yes, it was email... I must be on your groupies mailing list... oops, shouldn't have given that one away.....)

Oh, I fixed your "big" title too.


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