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#1 2019-07-14 13:21:43

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1623

"body devil" for body double

Movie production can employ stand-ins in the form of body doubles, photo doubles and stunt doubles, the latter when the scene involves physical risk. A stunt devil is a handy stand-in for a stunt double; it looks like a blend with a daredevil.

Brie Larson and Marvel win Best Fight
Brie praises her stunt devil and trainer who made the best fight possible
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It’s the same park where Leo DiCapprio filmed scenes for Shutter Island. Rumor has it that his stunt devil was seen playing a few holes.
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After taking a closer look I realized this was not Hulk Hogan but actually his stunt devil
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Surprises Stunt Double With New Truck
Commenter 1: Wtf I thought it was called stunt devil my whole life.
Commenter 2: The rock is a rock and his stunt devil a bolder
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The Rock is a brave man and a bold, his double a bolder.

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#2 2019-07-15 23:20:42

DavidTuggy
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From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-11
Posts: 2307
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Re: "body devil" for body double

Works for me.

Really enjoyed the wordplay in that last line.


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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#3 2019-07-17 11:55:48

kem
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From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2697

Re: "body devil" for body double

The confusion appears to be really common. Many confessions on the web.


Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.

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