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Ghostbuster Proton Pack
Ghostbuster Proton Pack
Proton Packs in a scene from Ghostbusters (1984)

Origin

Ghostbusters Movie

Type

Movie Prop

Effects

Creates visions of ghosts

Downsides

Mass hysteria

Activation

Turning on

Section

Dionysus-336

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OriginEdit

Ghostbusters is a 1984 American supernatural comedy film directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars the writers along with Bill Murray as three eccentric parapsychologists who start a ghost-catching business in New York City.

The props representing the proton packs were made by Boss Film Studios, a prop studio started by Richard Edlund. They are fiberglass shells on aluminum back plates bolted to military surplus A.L.I.C.E. (All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment) frames.

EffectsEdit

Creates visions of ghosts when turned on. These ghosts causes mass hysteria and chaos.

CollectionEdit

The packs were taken from The Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas and replaced with normal props. Agents were alerted to Caesars Palace suddenly being haunted by former guests including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Clifford Perlman (former CEO of the casino) and many others.

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