DaveC wrote:That's awesome and totally believeable!
I have none of the Bonds on DVD, (seen them all, though) so I've not seen any othe extras. Good spot!
raisindot wrote:The "thousand elephants" thing is a very old Hollywood cliche, dating back to the early silent movie spectacles of Cecil B DeMille, the master of cinematic excess. His lavish productions and "everything but the kitchen sink" approach helped to create the whole silly notion of larger/more is better, which has evolved over time to mean bigger explosions, more car crashes, and larger scales of wanton destruction.
Tonyblack wrote:You may be right Q, and Terry was influenced by the story in the documentary, but I think it's just as likely that he was expressing general Hollywood excesses.
Tonyblack wrote::lol: Crosspost with JiB. Great minds think alike.
Elephants wear shoes??????? What kind of shoes? I figure velcro ties ..... I mean thier trunks are pretty amazing but doing bows?
Sorry... I have images now....
"Elephants!!!! Elephants to costuming! Hurry up! The catering table will be there when you get back! Move it move it!"
"So... Fred.... they gave me a size 230... what did they give you? These feel a little snug. I mean these look like they would be more your style anyways Fred... they are Nike ffs...I told them I have a contract with Puma and I can't break the contract, you know how it is."
Quatermass wrote:BTW, Saltzman ordered 2600 elephant shoes. That means 650 elephants (2600 divided by 4), assuming none were meant for spares. And as of 1990 (according to a James Bond trivia site), EON Productions hadn't paid the man who rustled up the shoes.
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