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    Default VH reference in TOMBSTONE ?

    I'm sittin' on the couch watchin' Tombstone this afternoon & in the scene where Wyatt ambushes Stillwell & Ike at the train station after putting Virgil, Morgan's body & the women on to leave, as the train leaves the station I noticed the rail car number is 5150. I know it's stupid.


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    Maybe they had to catch the "5150" cause they didn't want to catch the bad guys and "Hang 'em HIgh". Yep that was stupid.
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    A friend of mine's step dad is graphic art guy of some sort. He did all the art stuff on Tombstone. My freind's sister is a big Van Halen fan so the step dad apparently put 5150 on the train on purpose. I always said bullshit but he showed me a bunch of pictures with his step dad and the crew. Him with Kurt Russel and Val Kilmer. My buddy isn't a big VH guy so I don't think he'd have any reason to lie. Kind of cool.
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    I have heard this before. It was an intentional VH reference.
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    I saw the 5150 on the train the first time I saw the movie, and Van Halen was of course the first thing that came to mind. Now I find out that it was intentional. Cool!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Infinite Cactus
    I have heard this before. It was an intentional VH reference.
    Get outta here. I just thought I was being an idiot. I almost didn't post about it.


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    God, I love useless information like this...
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    Yeah, I noticed this sometime ago, I'm always pointing it out to people joking about how they did it on purpose. Now that I know it was intentional it's way better. Good to know that people are sneaking in VH in unexpected places.

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    That's great! LOL I love stuff like this
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    Same here.

    That's a great movie btw.
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    Here is an old thread that talks about VH references in movies and TV. It's a good read, and Tombstone was mentioned in there.

    http://www.vhlinks.com/vbforums/show...ight=tombstone
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