Longtime Loge13 pal Eli checked in recently with this observation:
I just watched the remake of "Taking of the
last night. Shea
Stadium was briefly, but most definitely seen, towards the end of the
There is a runaway train that is racing on
the elevated tracks
right outside Shea and you can see the stairs and the
blue of that big panel of the stadium.
Here is a citation from IMDB (under the
Errors in geography: When the train is going really
see a quick shot of Shea Stadium (blue facade showing
a gate). Shea Stadium was located in Queens (it was demolished before the
release), and the 6 line does not enter Queens at any point along the line.
When the runaway train was on its way to Coney
Island from Midtown, and it passed Shea,
it immediately took me out of the film. "You can't get to
Island from midtown, by passing Shea
You can't do it!!" I yelled to no one in
Went to my first game last Tuesday, and
LOVED the Mets Hall
of Fame. They've done a nice
job with the fixes I think.