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billdegnan at gmail.com
Sat May 28 12:48:16 EDT 2016
On Sat, May 28, 2016 at 11:56 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> no qy to know, I brought 20 with me to the set, in Quebec. I am going
>> tonight to see the movie.
> I guess the cat's out of the bag now.
> The movie people contacted us a year or two ago. They wanted 3 kazillion
> IBM PCs. We told them we had some and had access to more, but not 3
> kazillion. But we didn't want to lose the opportunity, so we partnered with
> a smaller museum in Canada (near where they filmed) and also with Bill
> directly. We came up with the 3 kazillion units. Bill delivered them and
> brought them back. It was one heck of a project!
FYI - the small museum fell through, at least as far as the IBM PCs go.
These were all MARCH-supplied units.
If anyone is in the south western Phila region I plan to go to the movie
tonight. There is a 3d showing at the Regal Brandywine TownCenter @ 7PM.
I'd love to meet anyone who's interested in seeing the movie tonight. It
should be a good movie.
I was on set for a couple of days, I saw everything...I was Magneto's
circular control room, the Cerebrum, the mansion, the Egyptian pyramid,
everything. I ate lunch with the crew. Other than US customs attempting
to return with it was a lot of fun. I have not been allowed to say
anything until the movie came out..Hard to keep this all a secret. whew
glad I can spill the beans now.
Mid-Atlantic Retro Computing Hobbyists should be in the credits at the end,
watch for it.
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