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Old 24th Dec 2013, 11:58 pm   #48
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Default Re: Technology related anachronisms on TV and in films etc.

I wonder if an oil lamp simply isn't bright enough to be seen to be lit under film lighting if the wick is trimmed properly.

In a film, it only has to be seen to be alight, it doesn't actually have to do anything useful.
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