Message from discussion The Faking of Zapruder Frame 224
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From: Anthony Marsh <anthony.ma...@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: The Faking of Zapruder Frame 224
Date: 4 Oct 2012 22:37:04 -0400
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On 10/3/2012 11:06 PM, John Reagor King wrote:
> In article <email@example.com>,
> Saintly Oswald <fatoldcr...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I got up this morning and realized that if Connally wasn't shot in frame 224
>> and his lapel flip had been faked, that since the Magic Bullet Theory was a
>> relatively late development in the assassination episode, that the conspiracy
>> would probably have to have faked his lapel flip in frame 224 *after* Life
>> Magazine had published some still frames. So I went a Googling, and the
>> nearest pre-Z225 frame which I could find from the Life publication was frame
>> 222. Fine, I'll look at that. I go to my high resolution Zapruder frames, and
>> there's no frame 222. I've got 221 and 223, but no 222. That's strange, think
>> I, so I go to the website from which I downloaded the pictures, and they
>> don't have it either. Most peculiar, Mama, wo! I have something called an MPI
>> version, but it's very fuzzy,
> You must not have it on the original dvd then, because it has some of the
> clearest versions I've ever seen of the film. Are you looking at the
> posting of that MPI video on Youtube instead? If so, that is not nearly
> of the clarity of the MPI dvd, and in fact I have not yet seen any online
> posting of the Zapruder film that is nearly as clear. It seems that some
> degree of resolution is always lost when posting a video on Youtube,
> probably because of the conversion to a type of file that Youtube will
>> certainly not up to Regal King John's
> Again, what's with the making fun of my real name, when I've never made
> fun of any name you've ever gone by? ;-)
>> and I'm here to convert HIM, so I'm getting very disappointed,
> Why on earth do you care about converting me?
>> I look at my nice crispy Z223, and for the first time I notice a purple
>> rectangle right over Connally's shirt. I never saw that before. That's odd,
>> think I. And in the next frame, 224, Connally's lapel perfectly and
>> completely covers that purple rectangle. Ay Carumba, think I! What have we
>> here? I go to look at the Life picture, which is in B&W, so I don't see a
>> *purple* rectangle, of course. In fact, I don't see any rectangle at all!
>> Yikes! This is enough to make a normal fella paranoid, just imagine where I'm
>> at! Then I look at my "MPI" sequence, which has all the frames, and 221 shows
>> that purple rectangle as a long streak betwwen the Stemmons sign and that
>> middle window frame in the car between the passangers and the front seat.
>> Then in 222 it shrinks to the little purple rectangle. In 223, Connally's
>> lapel comes up to meet its near edge. And it 224, Connally's lapel covers the
>> entire rectangle. I'm going to have some Cap'n Crunch, now.
> You do that. After you eat, I would suggest you try to acquire a much
> better copy of the film. It is obvious to me that this "purple rectangle"
> you refer to is nothing more than an ordinary shadow from the rollbar
> immediately in front of Connally. One doesn't see the shadow on him
> earlier in the film simply because the limo is turning gradually toward
> the sun because of the slight southward curve of Elm from the intersection
> with Houston.
Have you ever seen the Max Holland show The Lost Bullet?
Do you think the MPI video is the ONLY copy of the Zapruder film?