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#1 Josip Pavelic

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 12:04 PM

Hi to all members (and membersess if any)..
Yesterday I saw a fantastic Terrence Malick movie "The days of heaven",photographed splendidly also, for the first time.In the movie there are some scenes which are filmed with some kind of stabilizer obviously (for instance when Richard Gere and girl walks together over shallow lake). I think somebody told me that in that movie is used Panaglide system.The question is what is that system and is it in use anymore,is it any good?In Malick's movie it seems that it isn't used till the edge of perfection (maybe it was cause of windy conditions,the lake in that scene was choppy).. Anyone??
Thanx Josip
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#2 Charles Papert

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 12:42 PM

Hi Josip:

Welcome to the Forum and please use the search function. Plenty of discussion and pictures of the Panaglide.

Here's a good thread with lots of pictures:
http://www.steadicam...mp;hl=panaglide

You can read Garrett's fascinating account of the industrial espionage that led to the Panaglide:
http://www.steadicam.../v2n1june89.pdf

And for those who might have missed this the first time around, you too can own a classic poster of Steve Martin clowning around with the Panaglide (password is "panaglide")
http://thejerkposter.shutterfly.com/
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#3 Josip Pavelic

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 05:11 PM

Thanx Charles,
I guess these are common mistakes made by newbies like me hehe,sorry..
God bless operators :rolleyes:
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