This One's The Real Thing

ONE OF THOSE GORgeous trout in the film A River Runs Through It is a plaster fish that runs on an underwater track and leaps on command. Most important: it deflects possible criticism from animal-rights groups unhappy about Hollywood's hurting real trout, which were anesthetized and returned to the water once their scenes were shot.


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