The photo above comes from part of what became the montage. The scene was part of a longer conversation with the media and a way of free advertising. Below is part of the “cut” scene when a “street punk” is bothering Egon.
Actor and Ghostbusters Incorporated friend Ernie Hudson was in New York City recently in part to promote Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary. Since he was in the city anyway 😉 Ernie Hudson and Entertainment Weekly Kyle Ryan toured some of Ghostbusters locations. Ernie Hudson shared some of his memories from making Ghostbusters along the way.
Movie and TV website Beyond The Marquee interviewed Stephen Dane. Mr. Dane created the movie versions of ECTO-1 and the prop equipment. Although they did look amazingly similar to the real ones! Topics Include:
Stephen Dane’s start in Hollywood.
How Stephen Dane came to work on Ghostbusters.
Designing a movie version of ECTO-1 and prop equipment.
Working with Ivan Reitman.
Proton Pack inspiration.
Physically building prop Proton Packs and Ghost Traps.
Paper To Props.
ECTO-1 build process.
Designing “Ghostbusters II” prop equipment.
Ghostbusters impact on Stephen Dane’s career.
If they asked me to work on a new Ghostbusters film, I’d do it in a flash. It sure ought to be interesting …
We’re sure speaking to Mr. Stephen Dane would have been more then enough. Because of the unprecedented access that was granted Jon Donahue and Mr. Stephen Dane checked out the screen used ECTO-1 once again.