The largest independent, non-commercial, consumer-oriented resource on the Internet for owners, collectors and enthusiasts of fine wristwatches. Online since 1998.
Informational Websites ChronoMaddox -- the legacy of Chuck Maddox OnTheDash -- vintage Heuer website Zowie -- Omega information
Discussion Forums ChronoMaddox Forum Heuer Forum Omega Forum
Counterfeit Watchers ChronoTools Forum ChronoTrader Forum
Vintage Heuer Discussion Forum
The place for discussing 1930-1985 Heuer wristwatches, chronographs and dash-mounted timepieces. Online since May 2003.
OnTheDash Home What's New! Price Guide Chronographs Dash Mounted Collection
Re: Movie Monaco: Better to be lucky than good...

One of the detectives in "Without a Trace" wears a Steve McQueen Monaco Re-edition. Being the anorak I am, I normally say to my wife - "hey, that dude is wearing my watch". :-)

I recall seeing the Monaco on another movie in recent times but I'm damned if I can remember the name of it.

: I learned about a new screencapture technique
: for Mac's today, so I looked about for a DVD
: to try it out on, and my eyes spied an
: unopened copy of "Thunderbirds"
: ... So I opened it up and low and behold...

: About 13 minutes in...

:

: I spy Bill Paxton (right) wearing a watch with
: a familiar profile (click through for larger
: version)...

: Bill Paxton appears to be wearing a TAG-Heuer
: Monaco "Steve McQueen" Edition
: Monaco...

: Not sure if this has been discussed
: elsewhere/previously, but I needed to refine
: this new technique anyway.

: BTW for Mac OSX users, the technique involves
: using the ' screencapture -c ' Unix command
: within the Terminal application to capture
: the screen while running the Apple supplied
: DVD Player application.

: The Apple supplied DVD Player application
: usually blocks screen captures (likely for
: copyright reasons) via the normal
: Command-Shift-3 or Command-Shift-4
: keystoke combinations. Executing the
: screencapture -c command sidesteps this
: while allowing to use the DVD Player's
: superior slow speed play and frame by frame
: advance allowing a much easier capture of
: the content one is interested in.

: This method was first reported on the
: MacFixIt website today, 8 February 2005 .

: As for my choice of DVD's to test this
: feature... I've always said it's better to
: be lucky than to be good!

:

: -- Chuck

:

:

:

:

:

: Chuck Maddox

: Chronographs, like most finer things
: in life, only improve with time...
: Watch Article Index :
: http://www.xnet.com/~cmaddox/cm3articles.html
: , Watch Links Page :
: http://www.xnet.com/~cmaddox/watch.html ,
: Watch Blog :
: http://chuckmaddoxwatch.blogspot.com/ .

:

: -- Chuck

Current Position
Chronocentric and zOwie site design and contents (c) Copyright 1998-2005, Derek Ziglar; Copyright 2005-2008, Jeffrey M. Stein. All rights reserved. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the terms of use. CONTACT | TERMS OF USE | TRANSLATE