Friday, February 11, 2011

Tantalizing Trivia: The Recurring Newspaper Prop

Remember when we told you about the Wilhelm Scream? The inside joke with sound department dudes the world over?

Well prop guys have their own tradition. This newspaper prop can be seen in countless tv shows and films, and has apparently been around for more than 50 years. Most of the shots below are from television, but you can spot this newspaper in No Country For Old Men as a recent example.

Next time a character in film is reading the paper, be sure to try to spot that classic brunette to find out if the propmasters and playing a little joke.


Bonitta said...

yeah, I saw this a while ago...sooooo funny!

The Masked Critic said...

I wonder if she gets money for every film that uses her picture.

Angie said...

MC - I wonder if she even knows her face is everywhere!