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Camera spin

how did they spin the camera in Reservoir Dogs, does anyone know?



-meghan

to my beliefs, the camera was all hand held

really? that’s crazy…i wonder how they pulled it off…i mean, unless they had a table with a hole in the middle…hmm…



-meghan

What do you mean by spin. If you are refering to the opening scene where they talk about Madona’s like a Virgin, then the answer is A Dolly. It’s a track, which holds a cart which rides inside the track. the tripod and camera sit on top, and you can push the camera around on it. It was curved around the table.

there wouldnt’ happen to be a picture somewhere, would there?



-meghan

its just a track and the camera moves right around the table, you can find pictures on the internet like in camera equipment stores, a lot of movies use them