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In 1993, Brandon Lee was on the set of ''The Crow'', his first and ultimately final starring role, filming an action scene. In the middle of a stunt, a gun that was loaded with blank cartridges, suffered a malfunction.
 
the spent blank casing from shot 1 was jammed into the barrel. Upon using the gun again for shot 2 the second blank went off and propelled the cartridge from shot 1 forward, hitting Lee directly. He was rushed to the hospital and died later that day.
 
  
'''His death''' was caught on camera and allegedly destroyed under the insistence of director Alex Proyas. Some of the cameramen claim otherwise, though, one even claiming he still owns a copy of the footage. Either way, no footage of the death has surfaced.
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'''''The Crow''''' is a horror film that was released in 1994. The film starred the late Brandon Lee in his first and final lead performance and was directed by Alex Proyas.<ref>[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109506/ IMDb page.] Retrieved 18 Mar '17.</ref> The film follows a man who's brutally murdered as he comes back from the dead.
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During production in 1993, Brandon Lee was on the set filming an action scene. In the middle of a stunt, a gun that was loaded with blank cartridges suffered a malfunction. The spent blank casing from an earlier shot was jammed into the barrel. Upon using the gun again, the second blank went off and propelled the cartridge from the earlier shot forward, which hit Lee. He was rushed to the hospital and died later that day.<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brandon_Lee#Death Brandon Lee's death details.] Retrieved 18 Mar '17.</ref>
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His death was caught on camera and was allegedly destroyed under the insistence of the director. However, some of the cameramen claim otherwise, including one who even claimed to own a copy of the death footage. This footage has never been released or seen, and no legitimate stills from the footage have been found either, which suggests that these claims may be fake.
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Revision as of 05:06, 18 March 2017

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The late Brandon Lee.

Status: Lost


The Crow is a horror film that was released in 1994. The film starred the late Brandon Lee in his first and final lead performance and was directed by Alex Proyas.[1] The film follows a man who's brutally murdered as he comes back from the dead.

During production in 1993, Brandon Lee was on the set filming an action scene. In the middle of a stunt, a gun that was loaded with blank cartridges suffered a malfunction. The spent blank casing from an earlier shot was jammed into the barrel. Upon using the gun again, the second blank went off and propelled the cartridge from the earlier shot forward, which hit Lee. He was rushed to the hospital and died later that day.[2]

His death was caught on camera and was allegedly destroyed under the insistence of the director. However, some of the cameramen claim otherwise, including one who even claimed to own a copy of the death footage. This footage has never been released or seen, and no legitimate stills from the footage have been found either, which suggests that these claims may be fake.

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References

  1. IMDb page. Retrieved 18 Mar '17.
  2. Brandon Lee's death details. Retrieved 18 Mar '17.