Do My Eyes Deceive Me?
I'm big into old-time movies and TV shows. So many are available by download from various sites that I have hard drives full. In a number of shows, over time, I have found something that very often occurs that I would not have suspected.
I see something small and dark on closeups of the main stars and they are not beauty spots or design extras. They are little-old pests named musca domestica.
Yes, the common housefly. I wonder if in modern productions they edit-out scenes in which these little dears make a "guest" appearance? Maybe they should be in the credits. On the other hand, some might argue they are receiving award a-plenty. They have achieved immortality.
Image Credit » https://pixabay.com/photos/fly-insect-pest-colorful-wildlife-5422131/
MegL wrote on July 28, 2022, 2:51 PM
How would a fly be on an actor? Are they maybe on the film instead?
VinceSummers wrote on July 28, 2022, 4:01 PM
Not at all. I suppose it is inevitable. They land on a hat, on a shoulder, even on an ear, during filming.
MegL wrote on July 30, 2022, 1:27 PM
VinceSummers wrote on August 1, 2022, 3:31 PM
Why, I've even seen three more instances of this since I posted! Two so far (I'm watching it) in Oklahoma! and once on Wagon Train.
MegL wrote on August 1, 2022, 6:42 PM
I must look out for that. I suppose once you start seeing it, you can't stop looking out for it!1