TIL that when “Jaws” was filmed, Steven Spielberg initially wanted to build a giant mechanical shark for realism, but its constant malfunctioning proved to be a budgeting nightmare, so he came up with the cheaper solution of shooting from the shark’s POV in the waters instead.

Read more: https://screenrant.com/jaws-how-a-malfunctioning-shark-created-a-classic-horror-movie-technique/

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  1. They had multiple mechanical sharks, but they rarely worked because they were designed and tested in fresh water, and the salt water was tough on them, and the depth.

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