Movies in the Movies: More More 'Hellzapoppin''

People ask me about movie projectionists' nightmares. There are several, which include showing the reels out of sequence -- and anything upside-down or with Adam Sandler, but the worst of the worst would have to be film on the floor.

It's a mess that just keeps on coming when a winding element of the equipment breaks while the celluloid continues to advance. Invariably, the operator's attention is elsewhere, yet even if he notices, the show must go on!

The "Hellzapoppin'" projectionist faces such a predicament.

When I saw this scene, I said, "Tsk, tsk," shaking my head in disgust. One of the first items I was taught about projection is the steadfast rule: "No Girls in the Booth!"

Continued From: "Movies in the Movies: 'Hellzapoppin''" and "Movies in the Movies: More 'Hellzapoppin''"

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