Pitfall Crocodile Jumping

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Pitfall Crocodile Jumping

Postby VideoGameCritic » June 9th, 2017, 5:30 pm

If you think jumping between crocodiles in Pitfall is unrealistic, check out this actual stunt performed in the James Bond movie Live and Let Die (1973). Before there was CGI they used to do stuff for real!

http://petslady.com/article/infamous-ja ... arm-escape

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Re: Pitfall Crocodile Jumping

Postby pacman000 » June 9th, 2017, 11:41 pm

Awesome scene. The guy who did the stunt wasn't a regular stunt man; he owned the crocodile farm. Took several takes to get right.

They considered using crocodiles for Skyfall, if the CGI Komodo dragons didn't test well. They looked good enough for the director, but not for me! If they wanted something different they could've used water monitors or something. :/

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Re: Pitfall Crocodile Jumping

Postby Breaker » June 17th, 2017, 2:51 pm

As a big Bond fan, I've sen this a couple times in different places. But I've never thought to compare it to Pitfall!

Great stunt. I tend to like Live and Let Die more than most people...I think Jane Seymour is gorgeous in that movie.


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