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Yes, the owl was real and trained, according to several sources. From IMDb: According to director Jonathan Lynn the screech owl in the scene in the woods was a real owl that had a little prior training so it wouldn't be scared away by the gunfire. The crew got it to open its mouth by giving it little pieces of beef, and artificially induced screeches were ...


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According to Wikipedia, a supporting actor/actress performs a role in a play or a film that "supports" the lead actor/actress. These range from minor roles to principal players and are often pivotal or vital to the story as in a best friend, love interest, sidekick (such as Robin in the Batman series), or antagonist (such as the villain). They are ...


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Vinny was a new lawyer and had no courtroom experience. This was a huge case for the small town county court that doesn't likely see a lot of murder cases. The judge quizzed Vinny on his trial history to confirm that he was experienced enough to take the case, particularly as he had passed the bar in a different state. Remember, Vinny is from New York and ...


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Vinny knows that the tiremarks were made by either a car similar to Billy's Buick Skylark or a 1963 Pontiac Tempest, because he knows both have similar wheel bases, tire sizes, body types and independent suspension. So he asks the sherriff if anyone had recently been arrested driving a 1963 Pontiac Tempest, and they did discover an arrest of a similar ...


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