History Main / StopTrick

25th Mar '17 7:31:17 AM PaulA
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* Referenced in ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum'', where the ClassicalMovieVampire Count Bela de Magpyr's transformations into and out of human form are described in terms suggesting that they look as if they were achieved using a stop trick even when being seen in real life.
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* And ''MyFavoriteMartian'', particularly when Uncle Martin turned invisible or visible.

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* And ''MyFavoriteMartian'', ''Series/MyFavoriteMartian'', particularly when Uncle Martin turned invisible or visible.
12th Mar '17 10:55:44 AM nombretomado
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* This was used on ''MisterRogersNeighborhood'' pretty extensively, as when Lady Elaine used her boomerang to turn things upside down or Purple Panda travelling "The Purple Way".

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* This was used on ''MisterRogersNeighborhood'' ''Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood'' pretty extensively, as when Lady Elaine used her boomerang to turn things upside down or Purple Panda travelling "The Purple Way".
8th Jul '16 7:31:51 PM Sabrewing
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* Used in BlueVelvet during the "I'll fuck anything that moves!" scene.

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* Used in BlueVelvet ''Film/BlueVelvet'' during the "I'll fuck anything that moves!" scene.scene.
* Whenever Pitch the devil pops in and out of existence in ''Film/SantaClaus'', it's done with a stop trick. Extremely obvious in crowd scenes, where the extras will dutifully stop walking until the shot resumes.
9th May '16 6:37:44 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/DieHard'', during the lobby scene at the beginning, John uses a super-new-fangled computer to search for his wife. If you look very carefully, each time the screen refreshes, you can see John's position at the edge of the screen change ever so slightly, indicating that they used stop tricks rather than touch screen to achieve the effect.
27th Mar '16 11:26:07 AM Morgenthaler
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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'', when Andy runs into the closet to change into a spaceman costume: the camera remains perfectly still, but the shadows on the wall just next to the door have moved during the cut.
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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'', when Andy runs into the closet to change into a spaceman costume: the camera remains perfectly still, but the shadows on the wall just next to the door have moved during the cut.
27th Mar '16 11:15:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* This is how Morbius' protective shutters in ''ForbiddenPlanet'' open and close.

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* This is how Morbius' protective shutters in ''ForbiddenPlanet'' ''Film/ForbiddenPlanet'' open and close.
11th Mar '16 12:20:32 PM tropesinreadiness
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* OlderThanTelevision: Accidentally developed by pioneering filmmaker George Méliès in 1896. According to the story, Méliès was filming a street when the camera jammed, and had to stop filming to fix it. Watching the footage, he saw a streetcar suddenly turn into a hearse at the point the camera stopped. Used extensively in his groundbreaking ''Film/ATripToTheMoon'' in 1902.

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* OlderThanTelevision: Accidentally According to one legend, the trick was accidentally developed by pioneering filmmaker George Méliès Creator/GeorgesMelies in 1896. According to the story, The story goes that Méliès was filming a street when the camera jammed, and had to stop filming to fix it. Watching the footage, he saw a streetcar suddenly turn into a hearse at the point the camera stopped. Used Whether or not this is true, Méliès ''did'' use the trick extensively in his films, including in his groundbreaking ''Film/ATripToTheMoon'' in 1902.
7th Mar '16 7:49:30 AM erforce
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* Used to hilarious effect in ''{{Anchorman}}''. A disheveled Ron Burgundy goes into the men's room...and comes out clean cut with superhuman speed.
** ''TommyBoy'' utilizes the same trick for Richard's split-second wardrobe change in the airplane restroom.

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* Used to hilarious effect in ''{{Anchorman}}''.''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy''. A disheveled Ron Burgundy goes into the men's room... and comes out clean cut with superhuman speed.
** ''TommyBoy'' ''Film/TommyBoy'' utilizes the same trick for Richard's split-second wardrobe change in the airplane restroom.



* Done in ''OhGod'' in the final courtroom scene, when God repeatedly makes a deck of cards appear and disappear.

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* Done in ''OhGod'' ''Film/OhGod'' in the final courtroom scene, when God repeatedly makes a deck of cards appear and disappear.
28th Jan '16 1:48:56 PM R1ck
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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' actually used one of these as late as 2002, to simulate Willow getting dressed in an instant via magic.
14th Nov '15 4:42:49 PM nombretomado
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* RobotChicken (a stop-motion animated show done with action figures and dolls) parodied Creator/BennyHill's use of this, with Benny's funeral, involving a chase scene where the undertakers are running away with the coffin, fall off a cliff, and land as obviously different "crash test dummy" style, then pop back to the normal undertakers... in time to get hit with the coffin.

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* RobotChicken ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' (a stop-motion animated show done with action figures and dolls) parodied Creator/BennyHill's use of this, with Benny's funeral, involving a chase scene where the undertakers are running away with the coffin, fall off a cliff, and land as obviously different "crash test dummy" style, then pop back to the normal undertakers... in time to get hit with the coffin.
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