• Watch: ‘Jaws' Shark Installed in Academy Museum in Los Angeles

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    “Bruce,” the mechanical shark which gave a young Steven Spielberg and his crew so many problems on the set of 1975's Jaws , has found a new home.
    The only surviving model of the Jaws shark was acquired by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences four years ago and fully restored to its former glory last year , and now the Academy has released a video showcasing Bruce's transportation and installation at the soon-to-open Academy Museum in Los Angeles. The shark is so big that it wouldn't fit in the building's elevators, so a crew had to remove windows and use a crane to lift it into...
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  • Academy Museum Installs Sole Surviving Shark Model from ‘Jaws'

    Academy Museum Installs Sole Surviving Shark Model from ‘Jaws'

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    The new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has completed the installation of an exhibit viewers can really sink their teeth into: the only surviving full-scale shark model from Steven Spielberg's 1975 summer blockbuster “Jaws.”
    The 25-foot long, 1208-pound model is suspended 30 feet above the third floor of the building and represents the largest object in the museum's collection to date.
    The Academy Museum said in a statement that the week-long installation of the 25-foot shark was completed on Nov. 20. The model is the fourth, final and only surviving version of the shark derived from the...
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  • ‘Jaws' Shark Invades Academy Museum And Is Ready To Terrorize Visitors This Spring

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    Bruuuuuuuuce! No, you aren't listening to the chant of fans at a Springsteen concert. That cheer is for Bruce, the so nicknamed full-scale shark model from Jaws, the iconic 1975 film that continues to make beachgoers afraid to go into the water. Now they can also be afraid to visit the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures,...
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