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The Sugarland Express

The Sugarland Express(1974)

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Trivia

  • The prison pre-release center used at the beginning of the movie is the real center located near Sugar Land, Texas, where the true story began.
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  • California's Panavision Corporation chose this movie for the launch of its then new Panaflex, a compact camera that enabled Spielberg to shoot complex shots inside a patrol car.
  • First movie to feature a tracking shot (front seat to back) and a 360-degree pan with dialogue from within a car.
  • The hijacked Texas Department of Public Safety patrol car featured in the film is a 1973 Dodge Polara, which director Steven Spielberg bought after filming himself, bullet holes and all.

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