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    Production-used clapperboard and promo piece from The Shawshank Redemption. Production-used clapperboard and promo piece from The Shawshank Redemption. (Castle Rock, 1994) This is the clapper used throughout the filming of The Shawshank Redemption. The title "Rita Hayworth" on the clapper indicates the original working title of the movie, "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption," which was the title of the Stephen King novella upon which the film is based. The names of director Frank Darabont and cinematographer Roger Deakins are inscribed on the slate per standard manufacturing custom. Remnants of cloth camera tape used by members of the camera team are still attached to the clapper, never having been removed after the last shot of the movie was completed. One tape array clearly displays the date of that final day of shooting, September 10, 1993. Another piece of tape on the verso still has "MOS" written on it, which stands for "Mit Out Sound (without sound), which is shorthand for when a shot is done without sound rolling; in such cases the clapper is turned around toward the lens so that the editor will know it is a silent take when watching dailies.  This item also comes with a wooden "Shawshank State Prison" souvenir plaque, #7 of an edition of 12. The Ohio State Reformatory (OSR) in Mansfield, Ohio, where the movie was shot, made these plaques as gifts for the film's director, producer, and cast. The OSR was the real defunct prison used in the movie to depict Stephen King's fictional Shawshank State Prison. Autographed in silver Sharpie on the back by the film's writer/director, Frank Darabont. Clapperboard measures 11 x 9.25 in., and the promo piece measures 15 x 4.5 in. In very good condition. From the collection of director Frank Darabont and comes with a signed LOA.

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    28th Sunday
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