Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/26[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Gary Todoroff wrote: > > Anyone see "Snow Falling On Cedars" ? It was awhile back, but I think there > were three scenes with a screw-mount Leica (IIIC?), used in connection with > the town's newspaper. However, in one scene it looked like the actor was > taking photos with the collapsible lens not extended! At least as a "period" > movie of the 1950's, they didn't add motor-whirring sound effects. > > I enjoyed the movie for its slow, soft pace, excellent photography and just > enough moral dilema to keep you wondering. On DVD, the making-the-movie > trailers were very interesting, too. And the Leica seemed to fit the > character of the conscientious father who owned the newspaper. > > Regards, > Gary Todoroff > Tree LUGger I saw it, the Dad was Pulizter Prize winning Sam Shepard (played Chuck Yeager in the right stuff) and also played Drums in a Local Band "The Holy Modal Rounders" who played in the local tavern down the street here in Portland Oregon "The Earth" Mark William Rabiner Sam Shepard is a playright as well as an actor.