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The distributor cap. It was a commonplace trick at the time to disable a vehicle by removing the rotor arm from the distributor, but this small part would be harder to show on film. The distributor cap is simple to unclip and remove - taking just seconds. It is also a clearly recognisable part.


From What was the first movie commercially released on VHS?: According to Frederick Wasser’s Veni, Vidi, Video, the American home video market was essentially born in 1977, courtesy of an audio/video firm called Magnetic Video. At the time, Twentieth Century Fox was a company struggling through dire financial straits (despite the ridiculously ...

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