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'Fury'....whose tanks are they using...??
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Theres been some 'chatter' about the new Brad Pitt movie called 'Fury'. It about a WWII tank crew....

I was wondering whose tanks are being used....?

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Some one's tanks in England apparently.

www.theguardian.com/fi...-pitt-fury

www.dailymail.co.uk/tv...-Fury.html

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This is most untimely. Sets back the filming date of my "Haunted Tank" production by at least a year. I hope Billy Bob Thornton is still available for shooting then. Sad


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 4:32 pm
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Whatever the movie is, no Hollywood or otherwise TC is ever going to match the legendary Oddball. Razz

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I'vez read that the film is about a tank crew during the last days of WW2. They are using an M4A2(76) HVSS or an M4A3(76) HVSS, so this would fit. However, the most common tracks for HVSS tanks in 1945 were steel tracks and not rubber tracks. The wood and sandbags additional protection on the tank in the photo below also doesn't really fit with what we can see in period photos.



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:32 pm
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P-O that is Bovington Tank Museums M4A2 76mm HVSS and true or not I have heard that they may have paid to use the Tiger 1.... have to wait and see I guess.

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I'vez read that the film is about a tank crew during the last days of WW2. They are using an M4A2(76) HVSS or an M4A3(76) HVSS, so this would fit. However, the most common tracks for HVSS tanks in 1945 were steel tracks and not rubber tracks. The wood and sandbags additional protection on the tank in the photo below also doesn't really fit with what we can see in period photos.



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I'm seriously cringing here. I'll be impressed when they get Brangelina "into character" by teaching him to bust track. Laughing

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A real tough audience here...LOL

Give the movie a chance, I will. The 'long hair' photos are in the training phase prior to filming. At least he's trying to 'get in character'.

As for the vehicles, hopefully they do use restored vehicles and not vismods. BUT, its Hollywood, so anything is possible... Perhaps even a properly equipt tank movie...

At least its not George Clooney...LOL!!

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I remember being on location with Michael Caine in the late 70s IIRC doing a film about the crew of a matilda retreating across France during 1940. It was based on a book whose name I forget but anyway I digress - they actually had a Matilda but it had no engine and all the 'moving' shots had to be it freewheeling downhill which made for some interesting scenes and much recovery work. In the end they abandoned production because of cost overruns etc.

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Well, it's starting to look ever-so-much better...

"Pitt will play a battle-hardened sergeant named Wardaddy."

Even better, it also stars Shia LaBeouf. What could possibly go wrong? Laughing


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:29 am
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It might be OK because a member of the cast is Scott Eastwood, son of Clint.

www.imdb.com/name/nm22..._=tt_cl_t6
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 3:47 pm
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- Doug_Kibbey
Well, it's starting to look ever-so-much better...

"Pitt will play a battle-hardened sergeant named Wardaddy."

Even better, it also stars Shia LaBeouf. What could possibly go wrong? Laughing


so the Sherman turns out to be a big robot ....

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 6:30 am
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Lots more pictures in an article today including some good long range ones of the vehicle park.

www.dailymail.co.uk/tv...Beouf.html
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:53 am
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A good mix of vehicles in that park, I spot JCs M4A4, TMs M4A2 76 HVSS, an M4A2 that I have seen before in the UK and the original German half track that looks like Bruce Cromptons.

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Yup, It's Crompton's Sdkfz 7.
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