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Old 07-01-2016, 01:15 AM
Hail Ants Hail Ants is offline
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Originally Posted by Johnny L.A. View Post
A question that comes up about Monty Python's Flying Circus (and other shows) is why they used videotape indoors and film outdoors.
British shows of the time (Fawlty Towers did it too) did this not only because, as I said video cameras & recording decks were cumbersome and power hungry, but also because it rains in Britain. A lot. And bad weather & early electronic video equipment don't mix.