Wasnt it the tramp whom they beat to death - and the book was R James..
That movie gave the cold shivers..
Philip Leonard wrote:
> I have a vague recollection of a student carrying books about
> crystallography getting beaten up at the start of Clockwork Orange. This
> might only be in the book though...
> This opens a whole new can of worms! How many films would contain
> references to crystallography if only the screenwriter hadn't decide to
> omit the reference in favour of something else more fun.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: CCP4 bulletin board [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> harry powell
> Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 5:16 PM
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> Subject: [ccp4bb] X-Ray films
> Not a question about films for recording X-rays on, but a question
> about films about X-rays, Crystallography and related subjects!
> I was wondering what ccp4bbers favourite movies involving real
> science, especially crystallography might be? If they're from
> Hollywood, though, I'd guess it should be "favorite"...
> I'm a little tired, but the only one I can think of at the moment is
> actually based on results from fibre diffraction - "Life Story", with
> Jeff Goldblum. There must be others, though.
> Dr Harry Powell,
> MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology,
> Hills Road,
> CB2 0QH
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