Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/01/09

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Subject: [Leica] Leica sighting: ABC's "Pan Am"
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 22:42:16 -0500

What we didn't know at the time though, the 60's was that many of the
gorgeous Pan Am gals were SPIES for the US.
That would be great if that were at all true.

I like the French one. She's from Canada. I'd pay to see here in a movie.
Karen something.
But Cristiana Ricci come on!?! That's the big time! You don't bet better
talent than that!
Mark R.

> From: Howard Ritter <hlritter at>
> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 22:32:45 -0500
> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica sighting: ABC's "Pan Am"
> I just looked at the episode on the ABC website out of the corner of my eye
> while watching the BCS National Championship. It's a DR without the eyes.
> Astute and extravagant choice, for an airline first officer with no obvious
> knowledge of photography buying a camera to encourage a budding 
> photographer.
> Looks just like my favorite kit, a DS+DR+LM fresh from factory CLA bought 
> from
> Foto Reichardt in Wiesbaden in 1980.
> ?howard
> On Jan 9, 2012, at 7:11 PM, Howard Ritter wrote:
>> I caught that, too (one of my favorite new shows). But I thought it was a
>> 50mm Summilux. Didn't rewind it like I shoulda to freeze the frame. Will 
>> try
>> to watch it online for the sake of excruciating correctness of detail.
>> Mark my words?these two characters are headed for the darkroom, if you 
>> take
>> my meaning, once the ice-queen girlfriend turns out to be a horror show. 
>> Stay
>> tuned and see what develops.
>> ?howard
>> On Jan 9, 2012, at 3:02 AM, Peter Klein wrote:
>>> Sunday night I was watching the ABC series "Pan Am," set in 1963.  Near 
>>> the
>>> end of the episode, the co-pilot gives one of the stewardesses, who is
>>> studying photography on the side, "a professional camera."  It was a 
>>> nice,
>>> shiny Leica M3 with what appeared to be a collapsible 50mm Summicron.
>>> Nice period detail!  I wonder if the M3 will reappear in subsequent
>>> episodes.  And if it will help her take better photographs.
>>> --Peter
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