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Re: One Last "All is Lost " thread
They used 3 Cal 39's. All three were pretty much used up in the movie. One was holed for the exterior sailing shots. That boat was actually sailed daily in and out of a marinas while used in production. Another was used for interior shots, many flooded. the third was used for the rolling sequences. because CGI was used only to produce storm effects, the film's makers rolled a real boat to create the scenes.
I haven't found anything that tells of the fate of the boats, but sounds like they were pretty much done in by the movie's production.
That said, the film's producers own the boats and could be contacted to see if there is anything left worth buying if one was interested.
Interestingly, years ago, on the original Hawaii Five O McGarret's cars attracted a fan club. That Jack Lord, who played McGarret had an affinity for Mercurys played a part.
The original Hawaii Five o car, a 1968 Mercury Park Lane, was destroyed on camera in a collision and fire in about season four or five. 20 plus years later some guy tracked the car down to a warehouse in Hawaii spent a long time sorting out ownership Bought the car, which wasn't destroyed, restored it and uses it as a show car.
My way of saying, anyone who wants a cheaper Cal 39, make a phone call, ya never know!
Last edited by TJC45; 02-10-2014 at 03:40 PM.