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Quick Fire Questions - This Week JawsCollector's Jim Beller

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Jim Beller and a tiny part of his Jaws collection
This week we fire our quick fire questions at Jim Beller of  Jim probably has the largest collection of Jaws memorabilia around and looking at the items on his site will make you insanely jealous.  He is to Jaws what Steve Sansweet is to Star Wars.
Jim also worked on the fantastic book Memories From Martha's Vineyard which he conceptualised.  Think you've seen every behind the scenes Jaws photo?  Think again.  If you're a Jaws fan and haven't read this book yet then you are missing out on THE best Jaws behind the scenes book.  Read our review here.

So lets fire those questions at the number one Jaws fan.

You're stuck in a swamp on Dagobah. What one movie, TV show, album and book would you take?
JAWS, Man Vs Wild (not a big fan of the show and would rather take 24, The Brady Bunch or Breaking Bad, but, hey, I'm stuck on a swamp planet and need to know how to survive), my iTunes collection of John Williams music and JAWS: Memories From Martha's Vineyard

If you could invite any three people (alive or not, fictitious or not) to a dinner party, who would they be?
Steven Spielberg, John Williams, Robert Shaw

What is your favourite John Williams soundtrack?

(That was an easy one.)

If you were invisible for a day what would be the first thing you would do?
Go to different friends houses, stand near them and whisper "Please help me.... Still aliiiiiive.... Still aliiiive" and watch their expressions.

When was the last time you cried?
My eyes watered up a few months ago watching the end of E.T. on Blu-ray.

What is your biggest fear?
Any woods at night. So I'd probably have a heart attack if I was in a situation from your first question.

What was the most embarrassing moment of your life?
Lol, can't think of just one.

Excluding search engines, what three website would you choose if no other websites were available?
Facebook, Ebay and Netflix stream

Do you have any guilty pleasures?
Barry Manilow music from the 70's and early 80's.

What is your most treasured possession?
I don't have just one.

What is your biggest regret?
I don't believe in regret. Bad things happen at times in anyone's life. Why focus on the negative and miss out on living your life now? I believe that you move on, learn from your mistakes and that's how you grow as a person.

What are you most proud of?
Experiencing places that I've lived over the years, having an amazing partner for 12 years to experience life with & the friendships that I have. Also the book I did with Matt Taylor "JAWS: Memories From Martha's Vineyard".

What is your favourite Spielberg movie?

(Another easy one there.)

Where can people keep in touch or follow you?
On Facebook there's my personal page and my JAWS COLLECTOR page. Plus my website

Thanks to Jim Beller for taking the time to answer our quick fire questions.  Check out for more Jaws goodness, hundreds of photos of Jaws memorabilia and information on JAWS: Memories From Martha's Vineyard.

You can check out our previous questions with Christ Macht and Jimmy Mac

Next week we will be asking Full Of Sith and Racho Obi-Wan's Consetta Parker

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