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For us JAWS fans

thestones's picture

What were the two nicknames Spielberg gave to the machanical shark? And for bonus points...tell me why?

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Changsha's picture

well the only one nicknamed I can remember and think it was Bruce? As for the other I don't recall and why was it his brother-in-law?

klownz's picture

the great white turd lol! when it wasnt working propper

neener56's picture

I believe it was nicknamed BRUCE. Named after Spielbergs attorney.

thestones's picture

Close, some of you got at least one.

ANSWER: "BRUCE"- after Speilberg's attorney (still is).

             "GREAT WHITE TURD"- the shark rarely worked correctly.

Changsha's picture

ha ha at the great white turd. I thought klowns was being funny ha ha I didn't know that was the answer.

neener56's picture

At least i got one!

dakotamoon's picture

hello!!!

Changsha's picture

JUST FLEW INTHE ENDBITE THISTIME TO FEED

Spookster88's picture

And here's some trivia--we were supposed to see the shark right off, but it rarely worked correctly, which resulted in a lot of re-arranged shots or camera angles or 'simulated' shark attacks. By the time that 'Bruce' actually worked, half the movie had already been filmed! So it worked in Spielberg's favor and made the movie more suspenseful not seeing the shark until the last 3rd of the film! And that gives us the classic we know and love today!!



Changsha's picture

here's a trivia question for you all, does anyone know the name of the person who runs the Marina or in charge of it?

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