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  • n. member of the stage crew in charge of properties


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  • This is a story I did where he had been on the set of At Close Range and he had gotten mad at a propman for not using real champagne in a scene, and left a little bit of himself-a little poopy-in this guy's box of equipment.

    The Gossip Behind the Gossip

  • And so I put all those scenes together, they're coming in and shooting me, and then I had the propman make a vest, and he pumped water through it, and I said -- and I took a slug of gin and I went like this, and said "missed."

    CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Larry Hagman and Linda Gray Share Their Memories of 'Dallas' - June 20, 2000

  • To many, while the pachyderms still made parade for The Season, that mason was still a canvasman, that cobit-root gatherer was still a juggler, and that painter was still a propman.

    Elephant Song

  • Little Will watched as, in the center of the arena, J. O'Hara took a microphone from a propman and lifted it to his lips.

    Elephant Song

  • A propman took the microphone from O'Hara's hand and the show's owner walked slowly out of the arena.

    Elephant Song

  • The propman picked them up and handed them back, saying, “Here, kid.

    The Making of "The Graduate"

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