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On set with Spielberg, Dreyfuss, Bruce and some serious '70s haircuts

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Spielberg directs the Orca leaving Amity. Loosely based on Frank Mundus' boat Cricket, The production bought the boat and re-designed to reflect Quint's larger than life character with a crow's nest, a pulpit and a cabin. At the end of the shoot, the boat was sold to a crew member for $16,000. When the movie became a hit, Universal bought it back for $60,000 and included it in the studio tour. Spielberg has said he often used to sit in the Orca cabin during downtime for the attraction as a good place to think. When it was removed from the lot in 1996, he apparently went postal.

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