Black Sunday

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Black Sunday movie poster.

Movie (1977)
German title : Schwarzer Sonntag
Quebec title : Dimanche Noir

Robert Shaw (Major David Kabakov)
Bruce Dern (Michael Lander)
Marthe Keller (Dahlia Iyad)
Fritz Weaver (Sam Corley)

(Synopsis needed)

Boeing 727-291

Reg. N408BN Boeing 727-291 c/n 19993 of Braniff International Airways seen in Alexander Calder's Bi-Centennial Year paint scheme. Was first N7278F and later TC-AJY. The aircraft was eventually broken up at Opa Locka in November 1993.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

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Beechcraft K35 Bonanza

Reg. N5326E Beechcraft K35 Bonanza c/n D-5868 built in March 1959. Still on FAA registry to date (2022).

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Stinson L-5 Sentinel

An anonymous Stinson L-5 Sentinel now in the civil life.

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Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard

Serial 1419 for this Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard s/n 62-103. Seen at AMARC between january 1986 and december 1995.

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Goodyear GZ-20

Reg. N4A Columbia and N3A America were used by the director but few evidence on the footage seen.
Maybe on these long shot?

Not visible on this shot, the Bell 212 is lifting behind the Dodge.
Using the Super Skytacular (7,000 lamps).

Continuity edition on takeoff : N4A Columbia identified by the lack of the pod beneath the nacelle.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Others / Lighter-Than-Air).

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Over the Miami Orange Bowl stadium (demolished in 2008), both N4A Columbia and N1A Mayflower are seen in action.

Goodyear GZ-19

Reg. N1A Goodyear GZ-19 Mayflower is fitted with the blue pod intended to explode over the stadium and keep the Skytacular (the 3,000 incandescent lamps network on both side).

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Close shot on the crowd were filmed mostly with thousands of extras but some long shot of the whole stadium are using real footage filmed at Super Bowl X on 18 January 1976.
And later used with some overlay.

Note the lack of blimp's shadow near the one of the building and no (Super) Skytacular.

A mockup nose section of the blimp was recreated.

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A mockup of the cabin of N1A Mayflower was too built.
Seen on the 40 first seconds of this super-8 movie.

Unidentified Aircraft

Inside the cabin of the Mayflower (or its mockup ?), drawing of some unidentified gas balloon (maybe more on the comic strip mode than really historical accuracy).

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Bell 206 JetRanger

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Bell 212

Reg. N72AL Bell 212 c/n 30672 of Air Logistics, but wearing the Goodyear name and wingfoot logo. Built in 1974 and later sold in 1994 in Canada as C-FRWI. Ultimate fate unknown after being sold in 2008 to Georgia (the former USSR republic).

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