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email@example.com (Darin Nederhoff) asked:
> >The best thing about the Steve McQueen movie is that they didn't even have
> >permission from the City to film. They just set up and drove, without
> >blocking off the streets. Read this in an interview with McQueen from some
> >years ago. And Le MAns is THE best race movie out. Set it up with a surround
> >sound stereo and listen to the cars as they pass. There HAVE to be some audis
> >in the stock scenes.
> This film can't be in DOLBY SURROUND can it? The film is from
> 1971, so are you talking about 'simulated' surround modes?
You're certainly right about it not being in surround. But a
surround system will usually pick up any "difference" present in the
audio of sound tracks (or even CDs) and reproduce it as surround.
After all, what a surround system does is to create delayed/echo
sounds for the rear speakers which your brain interprets as defining
a space of a certain size. So if there's REAL echo or delayed sounds
bouncing off of objects and captured during filming, a surround system
will send them to the rear speakers...sometimes with pleading
effects. (Now I'll duck and wait for nit-pickers...) :-)
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