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Full Metal Jacket - Uniforms
During the entire Viet Nam segment, the Marines are shown wearing full leather boots (all black), at that time standard issue was the leather and nylon jungle boot (green and black).
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marineE5 writes:
This is a slip-up, though a deliberate one. Stanley Kubrick, was told by R. Lee Emery that the boots were not the correct type. However Kubrick got a great deal on Dutch issue all leather combat boots. The slip up was a way to keep the costs of the film down and stay under budget.
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