Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica in Movies
From: "Bill Christensen" <>
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 1998 06:23:04 -0500

The body was an R5, R6 (6.2) or R7.  If I am not mistaken, in a very brief
moment, R6.2 could be seen.  It is interesting that the good guy (Robert
DeNiro) used Leica while the bad guy used Nikon.

Bill Christensen
- -----Original Message-----
From: Carl Socolow <>
To: <>
Date: Saturday, October 03, 1998 11:32 PM
Subject: [Leica] Leica in Movies

>I don't know if this movie reference was posted yet but we just returned
>from seeing Ronin with Robert DeNiro. Lots of action and massive
>stunt/special effects budget judging by the number of demolished
>vehicles. There was one scene that DeNiro used a Leica SLR. Not sure
>which one (since I'm an M person) but they had some tight shots giving
>good product placement on screen.
>Carl S.