Here was the first in this series, the result of watching an old movie featuring Yul Brenner and Marlon Brando. What I let fall through the cracks is this identification from someone who sent this foto, the source of which I didn’t know until now. The tug–supposedly in Tokyo–was actually Wilmington Transportation tug Long Beach. Click on the foto to see the source. So is this Revell model the same boat?
New business . . . the other night I watched another movie Losers for its tugboat content . . . and here are some screen captures. In the movie, this scene was SAID to be Los Angeles.
Here’s a closeup from the movie. Note the “stairstepping” of wheelhouse windows.
Here’s my foto taken in March of those same “stairstepped” window line as seen from inside.
Here’s the classy wheelhouse complete with
this fancy tiller belonging to this aquaclydesdale formerly known as Tuscarora.
Actually, she works in San Juan now. The movie folks changed the port name, but not
the vessel name.
If you are interested in learning more about a film project in NYC’s sixth boro, I am passing along notification that a TV reality show producer named Lance Schultz will be in town on Tuesday, April 30 interviewing candidates for a series. I am in no way involved and won’t be there. The person to contact is John Doswell john [at] doswellproductions [dot] com . . . John will be able to fill you n.
Check out more of Zane Johnston’s flickr fotos here. Non-film fotos by Will Van Dorp.