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Is there a real world referent for that bleeping typing noise used in some films as a text (usually a location note) appears on the screen? It's a similar thing to that chunka-chunka typing sound used in the X-Files when the location of a new scene would be announced, but it's like a very rapid, high-pitched "beedeebeedeebeedeebeep" sound played while the letters appear. [more inside]
posted by col_pogo
on Jan 18, 2012 -
I recall reading in a thread about a trick used in movies to simulate the background noise of a crowd engaged in a number of separate conversations - like a party - by having a small number of people repeat a few syllables out of sync with each other.
What were the details of this?
posted by srboisvert
on Oct 18, 2009 -
You know that morning radio broadcast Bill Murray wakes up to in Groundhog day every morning? [more inside]
posted by mrunderhill
on Feb 13, 2009 -