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Airplane in Troy
image From the Hoax Forum: Gutza has submitted this suspicious goof from the movie Troy, which shows an airplane flying behind Brad Pitt (Achilles) as he stands in front of the Temple of Apollo. I saw this movie just a week ago, and I don't remember seeing a plane in that scene. You'd think it would have been pretty obvious. More significantly, the movie sleuths over at don't seem to have noted this either, even though I'm sure they'd be falling all over themselves to point it out if it actually was there. The picture, of course, could be a still from the set. But it's most likely just photoshopped.
Categories: Entertainment, Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jun 09, 2004
Comments (4)
The picture came from a contest where contestants were supposed to mae a " director's cut" of a movie. Here's the link:
Posted by CharlieH.  on  Wed Jun 09, 2004  at  02:12 PM
I should have figured it was Worth1000. Half the hoax photos on the net nowadays seem to come from there.
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Wed Jun 09, 2004  at  02:39 PM
Definitely a publicity still rather than a frame from the movie.
Posted by Ben Syverson  in  chicago  on  Fri Jun 11, 2004  at  12:01 AM
There's a more mundane explanation. In fact Brad Pitt is holding his position waiting for the call of action from Wolfgang Petersen. Both were fully aware of the presence of the aircraft and were waiting for it to pass. This happened a dozen or so times a day.
Posted by GONZODOODAH  on  Sat Feb 12, 2005  at  10:20 AM
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