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The Tommy Gun Scene
Shot by Shot; Sequence 1

The following photos and captions are from the March, 1990 issue of Premiere Magazine.

As the sequence begins, we see Leo's just-slain bodyguard, his cigarette setting his newspaper on fire.

Leo doesn't hear the approaching gunmen over the strains of "Danny Boy"...But the sight of smoke (through the cracks of the floor) alerts him.

Leo dives under the bed, and the gunmen are shown from his point of view. Their Thompson submachine guns blazing.

"We put squibs on Leo's mattress," says Joel. "Feathers were shot from an air gun. This shot we did twice."

Continued on Sequence 2 and Sequence 3

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