News Archive 2009-2018

Hunting The ‘Jaws’ Shark (NPR) Archives

“Shark!” It was 35 years ago this month that “Jaws” opened in theaters across the country, causing those who’d seen it to take wary views of the water upon their next beach visit. The mechanical sharks used in the film, affectionately known as Bruce, were thought to be extinct – until an NPR reporter tracked one down.