Jimmy Stewart and Ronald Reagan did not attend the 'live' roast


Did anybody notice Jimmy Stewart and Ronald Reagan don't appear in any of the long shots of the dais? If you watch their tributes to Sinatra, neither Frank nor Dean nor any other guest is ever in the same frame as either of them. When either Jimmy or Ron walk to and from their seats to the podium, you see no one else's head. There is one reaction shot of Jimmy and Ron sitting together at the dais that is used several times over the course of the roast. At the end of Jimmy's tribute to Frank, it looks like Jimmy is shaking the disembodied hand of a stunt double for Frank.

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So what you're saying is they were edited in later? I was watching it at
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I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire...So nanee nanee boo boo.

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