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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.
12th Oct '15 11:18:04 AM eroock
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* Parodied in ''Series/TheWhitestKidsUKnow'''s [[https://youtu.be/mKwj3efLxbc?t=239 "Classroom Skit"]] where they claim to have used ChromaKey for the trick while it was apparently this trope. Social satire at its best.
26th Aug '15 7:15:20 PM nombretomado
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* This is the miracle that allows [[TheMuppetShow Muppets]] to pick up objects when their hands are clearly incapable of it. "Secrets of the Muppets", an episode of ''Series/TheJimHensonHour'', explained this technique at length (described as a "tape edit" effect). Gonzo denies that his hands are no more than useless pieces of fabric, and demonstrates by repeatedly picking up a telephone. Every time it rings, he places his hand on the receiver, the shot cuts to another angle, and he lifts the phone which is now attached to his hand. Once he realizes the audience has caught on, Gonzo flees the scene...with the phone still attached, so he gets yanked back. Kermit arrives and reminds him that you should never leave a room when your hand is still glued to the telephone.

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* This is the miracle that allows [[TheMuppetShow [[Series/TheMuppetShow Muppets]] to pick up objects when their hands are clearly incapable of it. "Secrets of the Muppets", an episode of ''Series/TheJimHensonHour'', explained this technique at length (described as a "tape edit" effect). Gonzo denies that his hands are no more than useless pieces of fabric, and demonstrates by repeatedly picking up a telephone. Every time it rings, he places his hand on the receiver, the shot cuts to another angle, and he lifts the phone which is now attached to his hand. Once he realizes the audience has caught on, Gonzo flees the scene...with the phone still attached, so he gets yanked back. Kermit arrives and reminds him that you should never leave a room when your hand is still glued to the telephone.
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