Uncle Charlie's not amused
Sun Feb 8 16:33:05 EST 2004
> On 7 Feb 2004 at 10:50, DonKelley@aol.com wrote:
> > Would this be the same person who stood behind a glass wall
> with the
> > outline of a map? She'd write the numbers wind swooshed
> backward so
> > they looked correct on camera. I'm thinking it was Jane
> Day, and she
> > was on Channel 5.
> That sounds like the one, but I thought she was on Channel 7.
> She stood behind a
> transparent map and appeared to write on the map backward
> from her perspective. I finally
> figured out they were just reversing the image
> electronically. I remember them doing that
> once on the $64,000 Question, when the contestant was writing
> mathematical calculations
> on a plastic sheet placed over the window of the isolation booth.
Given the technology and budgets of the time, wouldn't it be more likely
that they simply aimed a camera into a mirror?
Brian T. Vita, President
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