Jaws – New Photographs of the Filming

This was a very good film indeed and extremely well made by Steven Spielberg and his crew.

These pictures are from a private collection and have apparently only just come  to light.



ABOVE: Relaxing on the beach – Steven Spielberg in the deck chair

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ABOVE: Popular tourist destination Martha’s Vineyard was taken over by trucks and huge wooden structures to help pull of the dramatic motion picture

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ABOVE: A black-and-white shot shows what Jaws look like in its entirety as the filmmakers film at an  island in Dukes County

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Oaks Bluffs harbour – fake fins were seen in the water and  kept  on accidentally sinking

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Some boat shots  AS ABOVE are from a time when a victim played by Teddy Grossman flips over in his boat and is eaten by the shark

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 ABOVE: Robert Shaw about to come to a really bad end

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ABOVE – That same scene – a crew member in the shark’s mouth – setting up the scene

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The Above shot seems to show the shark of some kind of wheel and possibly resting between shots. The water doesn’t look that deep here though

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ABOVE – Just checking

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ABOVE: Director Steven Spielberg, camera operator Michael Chapman and cinematographer Bill Butler on the set of the Universal Pictures production

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A dramatic scene – the final confrontation










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